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Clifford F. Olin
468 Algerine Street
Afton, NY. 13730

Phone: 607.639.1089
Fax: 607.639.1359


Principal, the Olin Group, LLC.

Principal, Olin Capital Advisors

Since 1986, Cliff has been developing a skill set to advise businesses on value adding strategies that has culminated in the formation of Olin Capital Advisors, Inc. which offers traditional Investment Banking services to the middle market and above. His experience is based in valuation and the creation of several small business ventures that were ultimately prepped for 3rd party sale. A general practitioner, with a more intimate familiarity with the Professional Services, Manufacturing and Banking sectors, Cliff continuously strives to be worthy of the Trusted Advisor status bestowed upon him by his clients. All engagements are vetted for value adding opportunities and advice provided based on our Fiduciary responsibility to our clients by constantly putting their best interests first and foremost.


Cliff Olin
Securities Licenses
Regulatory Body
Date Awarded
Series 79
  Investment Banker
Series 63
  Uniforms Securities Agent   FINRA/SEC  
Area of Study
Date Awarded
Master of Arts (MBA)
  Finance   Binghamton University  
Bachelor of Arts   Economics   SUNY - Cortland  
Professional Certifications
Area of Study
Certifying Body
Date Awarded
Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor
  Business Brokerage, Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory,
Investment Banking Advisory
  Alliance of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors  
Certified Exit Planning Advisor
  Exit Planning for small to medium size business owners   Exit Planning Institute  
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
  Commercial and Residential Real Estate Valuation   New York State  
Memberships & Directorships
• NYS Governor’s Advisory Council on Lead Poisoning
• NYS Rural Housing Coalition Board of Directors (2004-2007)
• NYS Association of Realtors Board of Directors (2004)
• Institute of Business Appraisers (Certified Business Appraiser candidate)
• Alliance of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors
• Otsego Delaware Board of Realtors (President 2004-2005)
• Broome County Board of Realtors
• Exit Planning Institute




President, The Olin Wagner Valuation Group, Inc.
Created a 6 person, asset inventory firm that provides capital asset records and insurance valuations to public entities and private enterprises throughout the Northeast.
Responsible for support and development of all new and existing business relationships as well as high end consulting on multi-faceted projects involving complex inventory issues:
• Asset inventory in support of government oversight regulations
• Accounting record functions in support of GASB 34/35 requirements
• Insurable Value appraisals
• Machinery & Equipment appraisals
• Internet portal for 24/7/365 access to all records
• Annual update service for current record retention

President, EcoSpect, Inc.
Created an 8 person, environmental consulting firm that provides advisory services on lead based paint, mold and indoor air quality throughout New York State.
Responsible for support and development of all new and existing business relationships as well as training, consulting and review on lead compliance regulation as promulgated by the US Dept of HUD and the US EPA.
• Lead Inspections utilizing XRF Devices for lead in paint.
• Lead Risk Assessments and associated hazard control plans.
• Training on Lead Safe Work Practices
• Consulting on Lead Safe Housing Rule compliance Issues
• Indoor Air Quality investigations
• Mold Investigations and associated remediation plans.

Project Experience
Olin Group, LLC.
12,000+ residential and 1,000+ commercial real estate appraisals since 1986. Business valuations for various entities involved with IRS and other legal proceedings. Clients include banks, attorneys, municipal entities, corporations and private individuals.

Olin Capital Advisors
Mergers and Acquisitions intermediary services acting on buy or sell side of the transaction. Capital raise and recapitalization. Exit Planning Advisory Services.

Olin Wagner Valuation Group, Inc.
Asset inventories for public school systems, state university of New York and other private/public entities. Provided physical inventory services and internet based data storage for capital asset records. Also completed insurable value appraisals for various entities.

EcoSpect, Inc.
Responsible for 18+ contracts with non-profit housing developers for lead safe rehabilitation of existing homes, inspected 150+ school districts in support of NYS Education department lead compliance, trained over 1,500 contractors on lead safe work practices and performed mold/IAQ investigations for various public/private entities throughout NYS.

• US Dept of Agriculture – Rural Development
• US Dept of HUD
• NBT Bank, N.A.
• Wilber National Bank
• NYS Dormitory Authority
• NYS Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
• NYS Division of Housing & Community Renewal
• Various Municipalities
• Chenango County Chamber of Commerce
• Chenango County Industrial Development Agency
• Various attorneys, accountants and financial planners
• Various school districts




Securities offered through Group Capital, LLC. a broker-dealer, Member FINRA / SIPC. Olin Capital Advisors, Inc. is not affiliated with Independent Investment Bankers Corp.



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