FI  Shear Family Office

     Office Locations:

103 Gamma Dr. #120
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Phone: 412-580-6297



  • Middle Market



  • Transportation & Distribution



    Herb Shear is the Chairman of the Shear Family Office, which manages the Shear Family Foundation and the Shear Family Investments. Herb was formally the Executive Chairman and CEO of GENCO. In 2014, the business was sold to FedEx. Herb joined GENCO in 1971 and became the family's third generation involved in the logistics business. Herb successfully led the company's growth from a $300,000 business to a $1.6 billion company. He serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Pittsburgh, BDP International, Lazer Spot, and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

    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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    Herb Shear Chairman
    Michael Capizzi VP Investments


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