James Faust

Managing Director


Financial Advisory


New York, United States

Jay Faust joined Lazard in 2004 and is a Managing Director in New York. He is a member of Lazard's Financial Institutions Group and advises companies in the insurance, asset management and financial services sectors globally on M&A and other strategic matters. He was previously based in Lazard's London office.

Jay's experience also includes several transactions in the asset management sector and other financial services sectors.

Jay received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSE with high honors in Operations Research & Financial Engineering from Princeton University.

Our offices in the United States

The United States has been Lazard’s home since the firm was incorporated in New Orleans in July 1848.

For 175 years, Lazard has been an integral part of the American business landscape, providing trusted advice to public and private companies, governments, partnerships and individuals both in the United States and in Canada.

In addition to our global headquarters in New York, Lazard has locations in eight cities across the United States, bringing invaluable local perspective to our work with clients around the nation and all over the world.