NEW YORK—Finn Partners has acquired M. Silver Associates, one of the leading independent tourism marketing firms in the US with 35 employees split between offices in New York and Fort Lauderdale. The firm will join Finn Partners’ travel and economic development practice as M. Silver – A Division of Finn Partners.

Founded more than 35 years ago by former newspaper journalist Morris Silver and co-owned with marketing communications specialist Virginia Sheridan, M. Silver works with clients including Aruba, The Plaza,  the Singapore Tourism Board, Turkey, and Westin Hotels & Resorts.
Finn Partners’ travel practice will continue to be headed by managing partner and director Gail Moaney. Silver and Sheridan will join as managing partners.

Management consulting firm StevensGouldPincus brought this acquisition opportunity to Finn Partners and facilitated the transaction.