John L. Bruch III

John Bruch, Managing Director, joined Bengur Bryan in 2016. Mr. Bruch has over 35 years of experience in corporate and private banking, having worked for several money centers and regional commercial banks in client-facing and office management positions. He has extensive knowledge in the banking, energy, and legal sectors. In addition, he has served as a senior client advisor to family offices. For Bengur Bryan, John Bruch has general industry and client-driven transactional responsibilities.

He graduated cum laude with his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Washington & Lee University and completed his MBA through the Fellows Program at Loyola University Maryland.

Mr. Bruch began his career in New York City with Chemical Bank, where he completed the Corporate Bank credit training program and subsequently served as a line lending officer. He has substantial non-profit board experience and is the former chair and tax partner of an energy concern. Mr. Bruch is a native of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, and a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Maryland Defense Force, a component of the Maryland Military Department. He is a registered representative holding Series 7, 63, 65 and 79 FINRA Licenses, and he is a FINRA  arbitrator.


Washington & Lee University, BA (cum laude)
Loyola University Maryland, MBA