Tim Coleman is a Partner and Global Chairman of the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at PJT Partners. Prior to the spinoff, Mr. Coleman worked for twenty-three years at Blackstone serving as a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Restructuring & Reorganization Group. Mr. Coleman has worked on a variety of restructuring and special situation assignments for companies, municipalities, creditor groups, special committees of corporate boards, corporate parents of troubled companies and acquirers of distressed assets.
Tim has been widely recognized for excellence in his field. Most recently he received the Leadership Award from the Turnaround Atlas Awards (2017), was given the Turnaround Leadership Award from The M&A Advisor (2014), was inducted into the Turnaround Restructuring and Distressed Investing Industry Hall of Fame by the Turnaround Management Association (2013) and was named Global Investment Banker of the Year by the Turnaround Atlas Awards (2011).
In addition to his personal awards, PJT was most recently awarded the 2016 IFR Global Restructuring Advisor of the Year and the 2016 Turnaround Atlas Award as Global Restructuring Investment Bank of the Year.
A sampling of Mr. Coleman’s most notable public assignments include: Arch Coal, AMBAC, Bear Stearns Asset Management, Cable & Wireless Holdings, C-BASS, Delta Air Lines, Delta (Re: Pinnacle Airlines), Energy XXI, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company, Ford Motor Company, Genco, Greece, Guangdong Enterprises, Halcon, Kaupthing (Iceland), Los Angeles Dodgers, MBIA (Re: BofA, Detroit, Puerto Rico and Rescap), Mirant Corp., Mohegan Sun, Roust Trading (Re: CEDC), Travelport, Venoco, The Weinstein Company, Westinghouse, Williams Communications, Xerox Corporation and XL Capital.
Mr. Coleman has actively supported a number of nonprofit organizations, currently serving as a member of the Board of Leaders of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital Council and the Tina’s Wish Board of Directors.
Tim has been a frequent guest lecturer at Columbia University and the NYU Stern School of Business. He received a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of Southern California.