Chair, PHA Advisory Board
Joseph Gatto is the Founder and Managing Partner of Orient Point Partners, a strategic and financial advisory services firm, based in Greenwich, CT. Prior to Orient Point, Mr. Gatto held other senior leadership roles in investment banking: Partner at Perella, Weinberg from 2012 to 2018, Chairman of Investment Banking and Co-Head of Corporate Finance at Barclays Capital from 2008 to 2011 and Vice Chairman and Global Co-Head of Corporate Finance at Lehman Brothers from 2005-2008.
Prior to 2005, he spent over two decades at Goldman Sachs, becoming a Partner in 1994, leading the Firm’s Strategic Advisory Group and then serving as Global Chairman of Consumer Banking. During his career, Mr. Gatto advised clients on over $475 billion of transactions. Mr.Gatto was an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University in 2018, where his work inspired him to focus on promoting environmental and mental health. He is President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in Connecticut and a member of the Board of ecoAmerica.
He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he also serves on the Board of Overseers and on the Advisory Council of the Institute of Law and Economics. Mr. Gatto earned his BA from Princeton University, his MBA from the Wharton School and his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.