Benjamin Pettigrew

Benjamin is a Vice President and a Partner at Clearview Investments with a diverse investment background in real estate, private equity, public equities, and bonds as well as substantial experience in cross-border acquisitions and M&A advisory. At Clearview, Benjamin’s responsibilities include evaluating, structuring, and negotiating investment opportunities not only in real estate but also in early- and middle-stage private equity and publicly traded securities.

Prior to joining Clearview, Benjamin worked as Director of Corporate Development for Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions, the world’s largest manufacturer of traffic paint, raised reflective pavement markers, and other road safety markings. At Ennis Traffic, Benjamin was responsible for directing Ennis’ acquisition processes and deal teams for a number of transactions around the world, including in the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and Australia. In addition, Benjamin led cross-border, cross-functional teams to negotiate, structure, and establish joint ventures in Turkey, India, and Thailand. He also conducted site selection processes for new plants to be constructed in Turkey and Canada.

Benjamin’s previous experience also includes work as an investment banker specializing in mergers and acquisitions at Harris Williams & Co. in Richmond, Virginia and J.P. Morgan in London, United Kingdom.

Benjamin earned an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; an M.A. in International Studies from The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies (a joint degree program between The Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts & Sciences); an M.S. in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and a B.A., cum laude, in History from Harvard College.