Growth Capital Services | Registered Private Placement and M&A Securities Firm
Justin Schleifer | Chief Compliance Officer

Justin Schleifer

Justin Schleifer is the Chief Compliance Officer for Growth Capital Services. He is responsible for management and oversight of the firm’s regulatory affairs and its compliance program.

Previously, Mr. Schleifer worked at Gordian Compliance Solutions, a financial services compliance consulting firm that services broker-dealers, fund managers, and investment advisers. While with Gordian he served as Chief Compliance Officer and FinOp for several firms in addition to providing general consulting services, conducting examinations, and assisting with regulatory audits.

Mr. Schleifer earned a BS from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 27, 55, 66, and 87 registrations.

Mr. Schleifer is an avid baseball fan and a lover of all things dog-related. He and his wife have three dogs and hope to one day compete in shows.

What We Value

  • Entrepreneurs who maintain their own office and brand identity, source, and execute their own deals
  • Collaboration with others on our platform to expand distribution efforts as appropriate
  • Long term relationships - win-win partnerships that keep our best producers loyal to our platform
  • Culture of professional cooperation with a focus on investor protection

How We Work

  • Platform built by practitioners for practitioners
  • Independent contractor model allows latitude regarding investment mandates
  • Proprietary software supports many private placement deal types
  • Accessible and experienced Compliance team equipped to supervise most private investments
  • Chaperone service enables foreign placement agents to show mandates to U.S. institutional investors

What We've Done

  • Over $2 billion in U.S. dollar transaction value
  • Over $500 million equivalent in foreign currency transaction value
  • Over 2,000 transactions
  • Over $50 million commissions generated by reps
  • Over 1,000 investors served​

Who We Are

  • Providing consistent service since 2003
  • Supervised thousands of successful private placements in a large variety of industry sectors
  • Specializing in capital raises, M&A opportunities, and secondary sales of private stock
  • Registered in all 50 states and 2 U.S. territories
  • Headquartered in San Francisco, with registered representatives located throughout the U.S.