Peter W. Calamari

Managing Director

Peter Calamari joined Platte River Equity as a Managing Director in 2008 and focuses on the firm’s investments in Industrial & Energy Products & Services, and Transportation. For more than 15 years, Mr. Calamari has been a private equity investor in industrial, energy and service-based operating companies.

Prior to joining Platte River Equity, Mr. Calamari was a Principal at Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm that has raised more than $7 billion across six funds. Previously, Mr. Calamari was an analyst with the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Calamari is on the Boards of the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation and the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and was previously on the Board of Duff & Phelps (NYSE: DUF).

Mr. Calamari holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from Yale University. He and his wife live in Denver and have three children.