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 the Industrial Products & Services and Energy Products & Services target sectors. For the past 20 years, Peter has been an investor in industrial, energy and service-based operating companies.

Prior to joining Platte River Equity, Peter was a Principal at Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm founded in 1988 that has raised more than $7 billion across six funds. Previously, Peter was an analyst with the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Merrill Lynch.

Peter has served on numerous non-profit boards around Colorado and currently sits on the Boards of the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation and the Public School Permanent Fund Investment Board.  Peter holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.

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