Scott Molinaro

Scott Molinaro

Managing Director
Chicago Mergers & Acquisitions Building Products | Industrials +1 (312) 506-1954
I have a collaborative approach with my clients and work tirelessly to build trust throughout the process.

As co-head of Lincoln’s building products offering, Scott advises owners and operators of assets on a variety of transactions. He has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, including sell-side, buy-side, cross-border and debt advisory assignments. Scott has significant execution expertise in the space, closing numerous transactions for leading private equity groups, public companies, private and family-owned businesses.

Scott focuses on helping clients who operate within new residential, new nonresidential, repair, remodel and retrofit building product sectors. He is also a thought leader in the building and construction space, hosting multiple industry panels and events and writing multiple publications over time.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Scott worked as a senior equity research analyst at Spot Trading LLC where he covered and made investment recommendations in a variety of industrial and consumer equities.

Scott earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science from DePaul University.

Perspectives featuring Scott Molinaro

Building Products M&A Market Finds its Footing

The building products industry gathered at well attended conferences in early 2024. The National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show (IBS) and Kitchen and Bath Show (KBIS) attracted its largest crowd… Read More

The Eventual Normalization of the Housing Market will Create a Busy Period for Building Products M&A

In late 2022, building products companies were assessing the impact of the flash freeze in the new residential construction market caused by mortgage interest rates more than doubling. However, as… Read More

2021 Building & Infrastructure Conference Recap: Six Trends Impacting the Industry

Published by L.E.K. Consulting on December 16, 2021. L.E.K. Consulting and Lincoln International recently co-hosted the 13th annual Building & Infrastructure Conference in New York City, New York. More than 120 construction… Read More

2020 Building Products Perspectives and Trends

Due to COVID-19, Lincoln International and L.E.K. Consulting had to cancel the annual Building & Infrastructure Conference for 2020. Our hope is that we can host you again in the… Read More

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