Mr. Baronoff initially joined Merrill Lynch in 1986 from the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom as an associate. He left Merrill Lynch as a Vice President to help found an M&A boutique and subsequently became head of M&A at Societe Generale. Mr. Baronoff once again joined Merrill Lynch as head of Retail and Apparel M&A in 1997.
Mr. Baronoff received his J.D. from The Yale Law School. He also holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University.