Our shared values are the reason we’ve all worked together for such a long time — following each other from firm to firm. When we partner with a company, we don’t just invest money, we invest ourselves. We operate with the same work ethic and respect whether we’re working with owners, management teams, investors or colleagues.
PARTNER & CIO
Jason Block is a Partner and CIO at the Manager and has more than 20 years of experience investing in private credit and equity. Mr. Block became actively involved in investing private credit and equity in 1995 and has managed private investments in more than 50 companies.
PARTNER & COO
Daniel Tamkin is a Partner and COO at the Manager and an attorney with more than 25 years of experience managing and serving as a senior executive of portfolio operating companies in the textile, data communications, packaging and furniture industries.
Erik Glover is a Partner at the Manager and has more than 15 years of experience investing in levered buyouts, highly structured preferred equity and debt investments in middle market companies. Mr. Glover has facilitated over $800 million of equity and debt investment in more than 25 companies.
Fred Buffone is a Principal at the Manager and has more than 25 years of experience in middle market finance including sourcing, structuring and syndication of private credit. Mr. Buffone’s primary responsibilities will be managing the Manager’s relationships with investors in new and existing funds and syndication of co-investments.
Pratik Patel is a Principal at the Manager and has over ten years of experience investing in private credit in middle market companies across various industries. Mr. Patel facilitated over $500 million of junior capital investments in more than 15 companies. He has experience in transaction analytics, including company and industry due diligence, as well as transaction structuring and documentation.
Benjamin Zimmerman is a Vice President at the Manager and has over six years of investing in private credit in middle market companies across various industries. Mr. Zimmerman is deeply involved with transaction analytics and documentation, as well as company and industry diligence.