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Barnett Silver

Barnett Silver

Senior Vice President
& Principal

As a Senior Vice President and Principal with ATREG, Barney brings over 15 years of experience in finance, real estate, and investment banking. Barney works with ATREG’s clients across the semiconductor spectrum in Asia, Europe, and North America on acquisition, disposition, and complex strategy assignments. He has recently worked with Freescale Semiconductor, IDT, Qimonda, Renesas, Texas Instruments and TowerJazz. In addition to leading client assignments, Barney is responsible for the company’s operations, focused on developing new business opportunities and growing the ATREG platform.

Prior to joining ATREG, Barney held a variety of senior management and advisory roles. Most recently, he served as President of one of the largest independent mortgage banking firms in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to relocating to Seattle, Barney worked in the Investment Banking and Debt Capital Markets divisions of Morgan Stanley at the company’s New York headquarters. During his tenure, he was involved in raising debt and equity capital for public and private companies as well as advising clients on mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Barney worked in the Investment Banking division of LaSalle Partners. 

Barney received his AB degree from Dartmouth College and his MBA for the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves on the board of Wellspring Family Services, one of the oldest non-profit agencies in Seattle serving families in need. Prior to this, he serves as Chair Emeritus of the MIT Enterprise Forum of the Northwest, a non-profit affiliate of MIT in Cambridge that educates entrepreneurs around the world.