About the Vice President and Treasurer
Geoffrey Kirles joined the University of Miami in 2015 and currently serves as vice president and treasurer. In this capacity, he leads the University’s efforts to invest assets, including endowment and pension funds. Mr. Kirles is also responsible for the University’s capital structure, including liquidity and debt issuances. Additionally, he manages treasury and cash management, the auxiliaries such as the Bank United Center, risk management, student accounts and collections, and environmental health and safety.
Mr. Kirles was previously an executive director with J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank, which included stints in investment banking coverage and international banking teams in Chicago, Toronto and Miami. During his 16-year career with J.P. Morgan, Mr. Kirles was primarily based in New York City and focused on investment banking debt capital markets and leveraged finance, where he advised clients on capital structure solutions, deal structuring, and execution of syndicated revolving credit facilities, institutional term loans, and bond issuances.
Mr. Kirles earned his M.B.A. in finance, accounting, strategic management, and entrepreneurship from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. in finance from Michigan State University.