Bob Simmons

Senior Managing Director

Meet Bob Simmons

Bob Simmons is Senior Managing Director for Marathon Capital. He is responsible for developing the firm’s suite of advisory products and services for owners and operators of power generation assets. He is also responsible for expanding Marathon’s business into infrastructure and other asset classes.

Mr. Simmons has held various positions in sell-side and buy-side capacities as an investment banker and principal investor in the electric power sector. He was Founding Partner and Executive Partner at Panda Power Funds and held various roles, including Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Member of the Investment and Valuation Committees. At Panda, he was responsible for raising $6 billion in total capital for Panda’s most recent projects across PJM and ERCOT. He previously held positions as Managing Director with Deutsche Bank and Vice President with Swiss Bank Corporation and Citibank. Since 1978, Mr. Simmons has participated in financings, joint venture organizations, restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions in the power, alternative energy, and construction industries.

Mr. Simmons received a BSBA from Georgetown University and a Master of Management degree from the JL Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Mr. Simmons holds his Series 79 license.