The Galatioto Sports Partners (“GSP”) group of companies provides best in class advisory, lending, capital raising and other services to clients in the professional sports industry. GSP’s three different companies can meet all your sports advisory and finance needs.
Sal Galatioto, President of GSP, is the industry’s leading sports banker. Sal heads a team of finance professionals that has over 100 years of total banking and finance experience.
Over the past two decades, members of GSP have acted in the capacity of Financial Advisor, Arranger, Agent, Underwriter or Participant in over 100 transactions and assignments in the major North American and international sports leagues. GSP’s members have executed assignments for a variety of premier clubs (and their affiliates and owners), including the Chicago Cubs, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, New York Giants, New York Jets, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers, San Francisco Giants and Washington Redskins. GSP has also completed a variety of non-public advisory engagements.
GSP has extensive high-level access to the governing bodies, franchise owners and executive management of the major sports leagues as a result of its experience providing advice to its clients and the leagues across a broad array of transactions. Our knowledge base and access is further enhanced by the relationships and experience of our Vice Chairman, Russ Granik, who previously served as Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer of the NBA and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts in 2013.