Martha Payne

Mesirow Financial

Senior Vice President

Job Functions: Business Development, Investor Relations


Martha Payne is a member of the investor relations and business development team and is responsible for responding to client and consultant requests for information, communications and client service. She is also a member of Mesirow Private Equity’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Committee. Prior to joining Mesirow in 2009, Martha was a Client Relationship Management Associate at Calamos Investments. Before that, she was a mutual fund specialist at U.S. Bancorp. She is a member of the Women’s Association of Venture and Equity (WAVE). Martha earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type