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McGriff hires Zederbaum to lead Private Equity practice

September 20, 2022

McGriff has hired Paul Zederbaum as the practice leader for the newly formed Private Equity Risk Advisors group. With two decades of industry experience, Paul spent the last nine years working with a large global broker as director, client services for their Southeast Private Equity Group.

Based in Charlotte, NC, Paul will focus on building McGriff’s private equity team to address both transactional risks during due diligence and ongoing insurance and risk management, with the goal of maximizing portfolio company enterprise value.

“Private Equity has been one of the largest areas of growth across our Specialty business for many years,” said Patrick Maguire, National Director, Specialty at McGriff. “Forming a dedicated team to help provide consistent, best-in-class diligence and account service work will help us serve and grow both existing and prospective clients on a national scale.”

The New York native earned a bachelor’s in marketing from the University of Notre Dame. He also earned an MBA from Wake Forest University.  He can be reached at or 704-526-4534.

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