Our Team

At PWP, we have a team of partners and professionals who bring leadership, influence, and experience across a wide range of industries.

Sam Tanzer

Managing Director New York

Mr. Tanzer is a Managing Director in Perella Weinberg Partners’ Advisory business.  Mr. Tanzer has more than 11 years of investment banking experience assisting companies on a wide range of strategic matters, including restructuring, liability management, capital structure optimization and distressed M&A.

Sponsor and Company representations include Atlas Resource Partners, Bonanza Creek Energy, California Resources Corporation, EV Energy Partners, Fieldwood Energy, Gastar Exploration, Gulfport Energy, Halcon Resources, Legacy Reserves, Ligado Networks, Memorial Production Partners, and Oasis Petroleum.

Creditor representations include Algeco Scotsman, Breitburn Energy Partners, Chesapeake Energy, Glass Mountain Pipeline, Limetree Bay, Mitel Networks, NGL Energy Partners, Proserv, Rockdale Marcellus, Sanchez Energy, Talen Energy, and West Marine.

§363 and other sale representations include Alta Mesa Resources, Approach Resources, Arena Offshore, Ector County Energy Center, Hess Energy Trading Company (nka Hartree Partners), Pengrowth Energy, Rex Energy, and Ruby Pipeline.

Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in July of 2012, Mr. Tanzer was at Applied Predictive Technologies from 2007 to 2010, where he served as an Engagement Manager responsible for leading strategy consulting engagements with national retailers, restaurants, and banks, and designing predictive analytics software.

Mr. Tanzer received a BA in English from Stanford University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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