Luke Kottke serves as Head of Capital Markets and joined the firm in 2011. Prior to being Head of Capital markets, Luke was Senior Managing Director, Institutional Sales and Head of Syndicate.
Prior to joining Laidlaw, Luke served as Vice President on the Global Capital Markets desk at a publicly traded investment banking firm in New York City. Over his career, he has been instrumental in raising over $5 billion of capital in several hundred investment banking transactions, with a focus on the Healthcare and Technology sectors, leveraging his strong relationships with buy-side investment firms across Wall Street. Lukes expertise in selling investment banking products and research has made him an invaluable resource to numerous banking clients. He began his career at Sonostar Capital Partners, a venture capital and private equity firm. Luke also
worked at Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor where he earned his series 7 and 66 licenses.
Outside of the firm, Luke is a member of the Big Brothers Big Sister of MA’s Annual Charity Golf Event and is also involved in the Pyro’s Wings Foundation.
Luke is a graduate of the University of Scranton and resides in New Jersey with his wife and three children. He holds the following FINRA licenses: 7 and 66