Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance (EBFAF), a provider of innovative art finance solutions, has appointed Suzanne Gyorgy as a Partner. For the past fourteen years, Gyorgy was Global Head of Art Advisory and Finance at Citi Private Bank. Her focus will be on expanding EBFAF’s loan portfolio across the globe and enhancing the firm’s comprehensive financial solutions.
What does Gyorgy bring to EBFAF in the role?
In the new role, Gyorgy will work closely with EBFAF’s team of art finance experts to assist borrowers to collateralize and unlock the liquidity in blue chip art as well as fine wine, classic cars, jewelry and other collectibles. Previously, Gyorgy served as director for the Morris Museum, director of the PaineWebber (UBS) Art Gallery, and began her career as a registrar at the Museum of Modern Art. Additionally, she holds a fine arts degree from Pratt Institute.
“Joining Emigrant Fine Art Finance is a thrilling opportunity for me to contribute to the growth and success of a firm that is at the forefront of revolutionizing the art finance landscape. I am delighted to work with such a talented team, and look forward to working with them to bring our unrivaled services to an even broader base of collectors around the world,” Gyorgy said.
What does the appointment mean for EBFAF?
“We welcome Suzanne to our team. A respected professional with a proven track record of success, she will augment our talented roster of professionals, whose sound judgement, integrity and unparalleled expertise make EBFAF one of the art world’s most trusted providers of fine art related financial solutions,” said Andy Augenblick, Co-Founder and President, EBFAF.
“Suzanne’s arrival comes at the start of an exciting new phase in EBFAF’s evolution. We are expanding our geographic reach and developing valuable new ways for borrowers to capitalize on opportunities across an increasingly sophisticated art landscape,” Andy said.