Mr. Ellsworth retired in 2007 as Chairman & Chief
Executive Officer of BSA Capital, LLC, a New York holding company which acted as
Managing Member for
Street Advisors, LLC, a New York City company providing institutional
advisory, investment banking, and consulting services for the commercial
real estate and the financial services industries. Subsequent to Mr.
Ellsworth's retirement, Broad Street Advisors was sold during 2009 to
the US investment division of a Korean bank.
Mr. Ellsworth has been involved with over 5 billion dollars in
commercial real estate advisory, disposition, and lending transactions.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Ellsworth was appointed a member of the Board
of Directors and Managing Director, Far Eastern Operations, for the
160-year-old company, Guinness Mahon, Ltd. of London, a British Merchant
Bank. Mr. Ellsworth is believed to be the first American to have been
approved by the Bank of England to be appointed an Executive Director
and Managing Director of a Merchant Bank belonging to the elite inner
circle of Accepting Houses. While working for Guinness Mahon, Mr.
Ellsworth lived in London and Singapore and traveled extensively
throughout Europe, China, Thailand, Malaysia and Sri Lanka..
Prior to his involvement with Guinness Mahon, Mr. Ellsworth was based in
New York City, where he was in charge of overseas marketing operations
in the merchant banking division of the $9.2 billion European American
Bank. While with EAB, Mr. Ellsworth traveled and worked throughout
western and northern Europe, as well as Asia.
Mr. Ellsworth attended Indiana University where he earned a Bachelor of
Science degree in Business Administration. Mr. Ellsworth has been an
active member of the National Board of Directors of the USWA, an adjunct
of U.S. Sailing. During 1995, he and his family hosted the 1995 Mistral
National Championships, one of the eight Olympic sailing classes, in
Savannah, Georgia. Mr. Ellsworth's son, Christopher, has won two
national championships in the Mistral One Design sailing class and a
silver medal at the 1995 IYRU world championships.
Mr. Ellsworth is also an accomplished UNIX KSH programmer. Furthermore,
he holds commercial, instrument and multi-engine, pilot/instructor
licenses and ratings including that of an instrument flight instructor.
Subsequent to his
retirement, Mr. Ellsworth now travels
with his family and does occasional