Marcus Leanos

Marcus Leanos

CEO & Founder

About Marcus.

Marcus is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of MJL Capital. Prior to MJL , Marcus spent a decade in alternative asset management, with a particular focus on financial institution investing. His background spans the capital structure, with deep experience in private equity, securitization, and venture capital. Marcus approaches digital assets through a capital markets lens, and brings a unique interdisciplinary expertise in community banks, emerging FinTech, and DeFi.

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Prior to founding MJL Capital, Marcus was an investment associate at EJF Capital, a regulatory event-driven hedge fund in the financial services space (~$10B) located in Washington, DC. Marcus graduated from Georgetown University in 2017 with a BSBA in Finance and International Political Economics.