David Hastie joins the The NYBB Group

David Hastie joins the The NYBB Group


Melville, NY, October 4, 2021 

The NYBB Group is pleased to announce that David Hastie has joined the firm as a merger and acquisition (M&A) advisor.  David will advise clients on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, exit strategies, divestitures, and exit planning, business valuations, and real estate.

David has over 25 years of business ownership experience.  He currently serves as President of a technology company that provides digital signage solutions to the medical, banking, hospitality, and retail industries.  He has also held senior leadership positions with a premier service provider in the financial services industry, working with regional banks and law firms.

Earlier in his career, David grew a start-up business consisting of three employees into a 250-plus employee firm with annual revenues of over $35 million.  He has also advised newly formed start-ups and underperforming companies on issues such as compliance, business planning, turnaround management, market research, sales and marketing strategy, core company structure, capital raising, and Board Member interactions.

“We are pleased to have David join our team,” said Kyle Griffith, a Managing Partner at The NYBB Group.  “David’s diverse background helps him relate to business owners interested in buying or selling a business.”

David’s professional affiliations include the following:

  • Chairman, Board of Directors – CEF June 2016 to Present
  • Member, Board of Directors – APX Energy November 2011 to December 2014

David attended Erie Community College and has done coursework in Accounting, Business Valuation, and other disciplines.  A resident of Buffalo, New York, David is married and has three daughters. He is actively involved in local and regional charitable organizations and is an avid golfer.

David’s clients include entrepreneurs, private equity groups and other financial sponsors, and lower middle-market companies with annual revenues of $5 million to $50 million. He represents clients across a variety of industries.

“I am excited to join The NYBB Group—a recognized leader in the mergers and acquisitions industry,” said David.  “My goal is to be a trusted M&A advisor to our clients.  I intend to work cooperatively with all involved parties to make the unique, complex, and life-changing M&A process one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of my clients’ business career.  I am especially proud to serve the upstate New York Community.”


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