Honoree


Thomas A. Greco, Hilco Global

img-fluidTom Greco is CEO of Hilco Valuation & Industrial Services. Regarded as both a highly effective business executive and deeply skilled lending expert, he has over 30 years of financial services experience. As a leading expert on asset valuation methodologies as well as asset values across a broad range of business sectors, Tom has led valuation and lending teams on numerous major financings for companies across multiple industries, including retail, metals, technology, automotive and transportation.
 
Tom has managed large business groups on a global scale and he holds a Six Sigma Black Belt in quality management. For many years as an executive in the asset-based lending industry, Tom was a customer of Hilco Global, where he developed a unique perspective on the requisites of a best-in-class valuation services provider. Today, those fundamentals form the backbone of Tom’s management strategy.
 
Before joining Hilco Global, Tom spent 15 years within GE Capital in various leadership roles.  As president and CEO of GE Corporate Finance Bank, London (UK), he was responsible for leveraged finance and commercial lending efforts across Europe.  Prior thereto, Tom was managing director of real estate venture investments, the U.S. joint venture equity business for GE Real Estate. Earlier, he was managing director for GE Corporate Lending where he oversaw business development and risk management activities in the United States and Canada. Tom also served as senior vice president of GE Capital Markets, where he managed a centralized structuring and sales team responsible for all domestic loan syndication activities. Prior to joining GE, Tom was with Chemical Bank, National Westminster Bank and J.P. Morgan.
 
Tom received his MBA in finance from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree in business from SUNY Albany. He is a native New Yorker and currently lives in Highland Park, IL with his wife, Linda, and two daughters.