West Side Team



Gary Lieberman


Founding Member and CEO

Mr. Lieberman has over 35 years of experience in the derivatives markets with a focus on Mortgage and Asset-Backed Securities. Prior to founding West Side in 1997, he was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. and President of Bear Stearns Investment Advisors. Prior to that, Mr. Lieberman was CEO of L.F. Rothschild Holdings and Manager of the Mortgage-Backed Security Department and the Asset-Backed Finance Group at Merrill Lynch. He started his career in Institutional Sales at Salomon Brothers, Inc.

Mr. Lieberman is the managing member, majority shareholder, and a control person of Alcar LLC, a bank holding company that owns and operates Darien Rowayton Bank, a retail bank based in Connecticut. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for both Alcar LLC and Darien Rowayton Bank. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Riverdale Country School and the Board of Directors for the non-profit organizations, Urban Dove, the Leif Nissen Foundation and the Evans Team Foundation.

Mr. Lieberman received a B.A. from Emory University and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

Erin Rewalt

Special Projects, Marketing and Investor Relations

Ms. Rewalt joined West Side in August 2013 to manage special projects for the CEO. In addition, she runs Marketing and Investor Relations for the Firm. Previously, she spent over five years at GE Capital, where she ran strategic projects for Commercial Equipment Finance, Consumer Finance, and Commercial Real Estate.  She spent 3 years at GE Real Estate in the M&A group and as Associate Director on the Joint Venture Equity Acquisitions team. She completed the two-year GE Experienced Commercial Leadership Program and is Six Sigma Black Belt certified. Ms. Rewalt co-founded and serves on the Board of Directors for the non-profit organization Find The Courage.

Ms. Rewalt received a B.A. in Government from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

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