Alex Rienzie, Finance Expert in Jackson, United States
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Alex Rienzie

Verified Expert  in Finance

Finance Expert

Jackson, United States
Toptal Member Since
October 3, 2022

A Harvard Law School graduate, Alex advised financial institutions at J.P. Morgan as a vice president on the FIG team and worked on M&A, debt and equity raises, and strategic advisory assignments. He advised Freddie Mac on an estimated $112 billion recapitalization, SoftBank on its Fortress acquisition, and GreenSky on an initial public offering (IPO) and sale to Goldman Sachs. Alex also has a bachelor's degree in accounting from SUNY Geneseo and passed his CPA Exams.

Career Highlights

Vice President
J.P. Morgan
J.P. Morgan

Education Highlights

Juris Doctor Degree
Harvard Law School
Bachelor's Degree
SUNY Geneseo

Certification Highlights

Bar Admission
New York State Bar, Second Department

Case Studies

Work Experience


2021 - PRESENT
Firepit Labs
  • Experimented with generative art for parks to introduce new audiences to web3, encouraged positive engagement through targeted giveaways, and raised money for nonprofit partners.
  • Leveraged Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop to create art layers, Python to compile layers, Solidity/JavaScript/VS Code to develop/deploy smart contracts to Polygon blockchain, and IPFS/Filecoin for storage/pinning of metadata/images.
  • Mounted prints available in Jackson, West Yellowstone, Cody, and Victor, with more galleries, venues, and gift stores on the way.
Focus areas: Design, Blockchain


2021 - PRESENT
Out Here
  • Built Out Here at the end of 2020, aiming to solve the limited supply of furnished, monthly rentals in resort town markets, starting with Jackson, WY.
  • Operated a proof-of-concept rental property in Jackson, WY, generating 99% occupancy post-furnishing.
  • Explored scaling strategies, namely master leasing, acquisition, and development (emphasis on following modular conversations with architects, GCs, and factories), ultimately pausing expansion due to market dynamics in popular U.S. resort towns.
Focus areas: Remote Work, Hospitality

Vice President

2020 - 2020
J.P. Morgan
  • Led an RFP response for the Freddie and Fannie recapitalization, coordinating 30+ bankers, digesting a 424-page capital rule, producing about 400 pages of content in under two weeks, and ultimately winning the Freddie Mac advisor mandate.
  • Managed 19 analysts and associates, coordinating workflow for the vertical, monitoring hours for overwork, negotiating a placement and compensation pool with other staffers, and conducting reviews and disciplinary actions, including terminations.
  • Coordinated a sell-side M&A process, including financial analysis, presentations, due diligence, etc., for GreenSky—a point-of-sale financing platform that my team took public via an IPO in 2018—resulting in a $2 billion acquisition by Goldman Sachs.
Focus areas: M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Debt Raises, Equity Raises, Financials, Corporate Law, Valuation, Investment Banking, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Commercial Law, Business Law, Accounting, Finance, Government Contracting, M&A Strategy, Cross-border M&A, Financial Modeling, DCF Valuation, Asset Valuation, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Discounted Cash Flow Analysis


2016 - 2019
J.P. Morgan
  • Coordinated with Goshawk Aviation's CFO to produce a dynamic, aircraft-level operating model incorporating the fleet of SKY Leasing, informing valuation for an around $3 billion asset acquisition.
  • Led diligence efforts of a 100+ member advisory team for SoftBank's $3.3 billion acquisition of Fortress through around two months of expedited diligence; the acquisition paired an established asset manager with SoftBank's new Vision Fund.
  • Coordinated with the founder, C-suite, and about a 100-member advisory team to complete S-1 filing, research analyst presentation materials, TTW, roadshow preparation, and syndicate diligence for roughly a 3 billion market-cap IPO of GreenSky.
Focus areas: M&A (Buy-side), M&A (Sell-side), M&A Strategy, Cross-border M&A, Equity Raises, Debt Raises, Corporate Law, Valuation, Investment Banking, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Commercial Law, Business Law, Financials, Accounting, Finance, Government Contracting, Financial Modeling, DCF Valuation, Asset Valuation, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
2013 - 2016

Juris Doctor Degree in Legal Studies

Harvard Law School - Cambridge, MA, United States

2010 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

SUNY Geneseo - Geneseo, NY, United States

JUNE 2022 - JUNE 2025

Wilderness First Responder

Wilderness Medical Associates International


AIARE 1 and Avalanche Rescue

American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education


Bar Admission

New York State Bar, Second Department

JULY 2016 - DECEMBER 2020

Series 63 and 79



M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Debt Raises, Equity Raises, Accounting, Financial Modeling, Valuation, DCF Valuation, Asset Valuation, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Cross-border M&A, Blockchain

Output Software

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Industry Expertise

Healthcare, Hospitality


Financials, Finance, M&A Strategy, Investment Banking, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Corporate Law, Business Law, Commercial Law, Healthcare Services, Safety, Design, Remote Work, Mathematics, Government Contracting, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

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