Mr. Ellsworth retired in 2007
as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BSA
Capital, LLC, a New York holding company which
acted as Managing Member for
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
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
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 consulting work.