Richard Eppley leads Guggenheim's Energy Funding Group, bringing nearly 40 years of experience in Investment Banking, Consulting, and Banking to the enterprise. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Dick served as a consultant to the Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration, where he designed the bidding system and award criteria for financing Federal interagency energy conservation projects. He served on the Department of Energy Steering Committee for Reduction of Financing Costs for Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC's) He has advised numerous institutional investors regarding structured financing of energy projects. Earlier, he held various executive positions at JP Morgan.
Dick is a member of the Federal Utility Partnership Working Group; a founding director of the International Facilities Management Association, and a previous owner-member of the Real Estate board of New York. He received both a B.B.A, and an M.B.A. (cum laude) degree in Finance from the University of Michigan.
Guggenheim Partners is a global, independent, privately held, diversified financial services firm with more than $100 billion in assets under supervision.
Guggenheim Partners provides services to individual and institutional clients, including foundations and endowments.
It provides investment management products and services, investment advisory services, and investment banking and capital markets services. Guggenheim Partners also makes direct private investments in a merchant banking capacity.
Guggenheim Partners are headquartered in the United States and have offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
The organization stands on the shoulders of the sterling heritage of the Guggenheim family. The Guggenheims were pioneers in building businesses, in entrepreneurship, in private equity and, later, in effective, innovative and productive philanthropy. They built one of the enduring legacies in global business.
Guggenheim partners boasts over 800 professionals, located in 20 cities around the world with principal offices in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, London, Dublin, Geneva, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mumbai.