Merritt Jackley

Vice President

Merritt is a Vice President in Cherry Tree & Associates’ investment banking practice. He joined the firm in 2019 and focuses on mergers & acquisitions and other advisory services. Merritt has more than seven years of professional experience, all in investment banking and has been involved in more than 20 completed M&A transactions. Prior to Cherry Tree, he was an investment banker at Vermillion Capital in Minneapolis and at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (A Stifel Company) in New York.


  • Sell-side M&A
  • Buy-side M&A
  • Financial Analysis
  • Industry & Market Research


  • B.A., History, Colgate University

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Vermillion Capital LLC
  • Associate, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (A Stifel Company)
  • Analyst, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (A Stifel Company)


  • Associate Board Member, InnerCity Tennis

Cherry Tree & Associates provides investment banking services through our FINRA-licensed broker dealer.