FI  J. Burke Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

655 Madison Avenue, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-339-8571
Fax: 212-339-8520



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Education & Training
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    J. Burke Capital partners with management teams in making private equity investments across a wide range of small to mid-sized companies. James J. Burke, Jr. formed J. Burke Capital primarily to invest his personal capital. He is a Senior Partner and co-founder of Stonington Partners (see profile). The firm primarily focuses on equity investments in the range of $3 to $30 million in companies with pre-transaction enterprise values of approximately $125 million or less, although Burke possesses the ability to close on larger transactions through its network of affiliated equity investors. Over the past 25 years, Burke has provided capital and operational support to build market-leading companies and has developed experience and extensive relationships with business leaders in a wide range of industries including: Education; Services (Financial, Business and Consumer); Manufacturing; Retail; Environmental Products and Services; Food and Consumables; and Healthcare. Types of transactions Burke participates include: Corporate or Large Company Spin Offs, Leveraged Recapitalizations, Generational Sales, Industry Consolidations, Co-Investment with Independent Equity Sponsors, Under-Performing Organizations, and Special Situations.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Christopher Delaney
    Eric Lauerwald
    James J. Burke


    Portfolio companies include:

      Advanced Cardiac Imaging
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      Ann Taylor
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      Borg Warner
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      Chapel Mortgage
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      Clarity Visual Systems
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      Ecological Systems
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      Education Management Corp
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      ESSEX Industries
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      Horizon Waste Services
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      Impac Hotel Group
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      John Alden Financial
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      Knowledge Delivery Systems
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      Laundry Zone
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      Lincoln Educational Services
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      PACE Industries
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      Palm Beach
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      Variblend Dual Dispensing Systems
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      Verity Wine Partners
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