A global advisory firm focused on institutionally based financial structures and modeling, capital solutions and real estate development.


A global advisory firm focused on institutionally based financial structures and modeling, capital solutions and real estate development.

Financial Structuring

Woods Capital Focuses on co-creating specific financial models catered to the solutions needed and requested by our clients.

A venture capital fund focused on climate-smart technology, positive societal impact, and developing the North American industrial hemp supply chain.

We’re a winning team of seasoned investors and entrepreneurs laser-focused on finding young companies that will be the next big thing in tech – and partnering to make them champions.

Capital Solutions

Assisting in the capital raising and management of financial solutions for our clients.

Create wealth for our shareholders, our clients, and their communities, using our unique risk modulation model.

A global advisory firm focused on institutionally based financial structures and modeling, capital solutions and real estate development.

Infrastructure Development

Real estate development focused on banking and financing solutions, agency services for anchor tenant recruitment and direct development of industrial and commercial projects.

Located off Russell Island in North Eleuthera, Royal Island is a 430 acre private island with beautiful beaches, great elevations a large natural harbour and a turn key private resort operation.

A diverse array of luxury hospitality, residential, commercial and marina assets. Private debt & equity, project development & funding.

Jennifer Woods is a Long Island-based interior designer, whose passion lies in curating beautiful spaces that blend her timeless style with functional design solutions.

NeoCity is recognized as the up-and-coming world epicenter for smart sensors, photonics and optics; and is poised to serve as catalyst for high-tech innovation and creation, including jobs and capital investment.

Real Asset Solutions

Offering solutions for companies, countries, individuals, foundations, indigenous peoples and others to monetize and securitize their real asset solutions specific to carbon sequestration and carbon credits.

Helping indigenous communities, governments and corporations navigate CO2 markets and protect biodiversity.

Network of private and institutional investors specializing in domestic and cross-border structured finance





Michael J. Woods
President & Managing Member
Woods Capital, LLC

Michael J. Woods is the President & Managing Member of Woods Capital, LLC.   Woods Capital is based on Long Island, New York.   Woods Capital, a global advisory investment bank, has been focused on institutionally based financial structures and modeling, capital solutions and real estate development for five years.

Michael is also the Co-Founder and Board Chairman of rePlant Hemp Advisors, a first to market impact fund focused on the US industrial hemp industry (www.replanthemp.com), as well the Treasurer and Board Director of Hembio (www.hembio.org), a carbon credit and national resource advisory firm.    Michael is also a board member of Roman DBDR, (www.romandbdr.com), a $236 million publicly traded SPAC which also focuses on multiple financial product structuring capabilities.

Mr. Woods is the former CEO and COO of Big Sun Holdings which owns and operates Black Buffalo 3D Corporation (www.blackbuffalo.io), Flash Labs Corporation (www.flashlabs.io), and Big Sun Modular (www.bigsunmodular.com).  He was also the CEO & COO of Rothschild & Co. Asset Management U.S., Inc., and Global Partner of Rothschild & Co (www.rothschildandco.com).  Prior to Rothschild & Co., Mr. Woods served as CEO of DWS Investments and Head of the Americas, Global Client Group, for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (www.dws.com).

Mr. Woods is an officer of the Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Finance Committee for the Business Council for International Understanding (www.BCIU.org) based in Washington, DC, and a Board Member, Finance Committee member and Chairman of the Development Committee of The Korea Society (www.koreasociety.org) , based in New York City.  Mr. Woods is a member of the  Executive Consultation Group of the Blue Dot Network (https://www.oecd.org/finance/oecd-and-the-blue-dot-network.htm), a division of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development based in Paris.   Mr. Woods is a 2018 honoree of the New York Responsible 100 award.  He previously served on the Board of Directors of The New York Metropolitan Opera, The Children’s Village in New York City and The Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization of Massachusetts Bay. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Taylor University located in Upland, Indiana. Mr. Woods resides on Long Island, NY, with his wife, Jennifer, and twin daughters.

Nonprofit Activities

In the News

The Top 100 Innovators & Entrepreneurs

Michael Woods has spent the last three decades cultivating an impressive career building and running businesses across the financial, technology, and construction sectors. He’s worked as CEO for various financial companies including Rothschild & Co. Asset Management and DWS Investments; co-founded technology firm, Monsoon Blockchain; and held the roles of CEO and COO for Big Sun Holdings, an organization that owns and operates building and technology companies.   read more

Preservation Long Island Annual Benefit

June 23, 2023, GLEN COVE, NY

Jennifer Curry, Nancy Sambuco, Jennifer Woods, Parker Larson and Stephanie Clark attend Preservation Long Island Annual Benefit on June 23, 2023 at a private residence in Glen Cove, New York.

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Big Sun Holdings Group mentioned on Fox News TV at Korea Society Golf Tournament.

June 30, 2021, Big Sun Holdings Group, Inc.

Our CEO, Michael Woods, was joined by business leadership from Acushnet, Samsung, LG, & media to bring awareness to partnerships between U.S. and South Korea.   watch video

Press Releases

March 15, 2022, Houston, TX

Geoff Whaling and Michael Woods officially launch their first-to-market hemp impact fund focused on biobased innovation and decarbonizing the global economy read more