Mike Petri is a Partner with Summer Street Capital Partners, a Buffalo, NY-based private equity fund investing in the environmental services industry. A member of the Summer Street team for 15 years, Mike is actively involved in all aspects of the firm’s investment activity and portfolio management. Mike takes an active role in supporting Portfolio Company management teams and has led successful closings and exits of several Summer Street transactions.
Within the Summer Street environmental services portfolio, Mike led Summer Street’s investment in Apple Valley Waste, a West Virginia-based solid waste collection, disposal and recycling company serving the Mid-Atlantic region. Mike currently serves on the Board of Coastal Waste & Recycling, a solid waste disposal and recycling provider for residential and commercial customers across Southeast Florida.
Summer Street has successfully built several regional solid waste platforms in multiple geographic regions, completing nearly 40 add-on acquisitions across the various platforms. With over 15 years of sector experience, Mike and the Summer Street team have developed an extensive network of relationships spanning independent private companies as well as public environmental services companies.
Prior to joining Summer Street, Mike worked as an analyst at JPMorgan Chase and a Commercial Banker at M&T Bank, where he worked closely with privately held middle market and mid-corporate businesses. Mike graduated from Canisius College, where he earned both a dual Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.