James Stahle

Treasurer, Melmark New England, Inc. / Member, Melmark Services, Melmark, Inc.


James Stahle is the Group Managing Director of Commonwealth Capital Advisors (CCA), the merchant and investment banking arm of the CCA Group of companies.


CCA was formed by a group of senior professionals with extensive experience in the structured finance market to provide advisory services and principal investment in the sector.  The mainstay of our business is pursuing an asset-centric approach to creating value and investment opportunities with the fixed assets of both issuers and investors.


Mr. Stahle has been actively involved in the structured tax and non-tax finance business for over 21 years. His primary experience has been focused on the institutional investor marketplace, providing advisory, syndication, execution and portfolio management services to large U.S. investors. 


As the Group Managing Director of Commonwealth Capital Advisors, he oversees the current advisory platform, as well as new business development and acquisition strategies. 


Prior to establishing CCA, he developed the Institutional Advisory Platform for structured products at BTM Capital Corporation, a subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi.  He was involved in the development and syndication of a number of structured debt transactions such as resource based loans for an independent exploration company, as well as the execution of large scale infrastructure financing involving transportation, generation and transmission assets for US and foreign companies.  He is a graduate of Colby College.