One Team,
Deeply Committed to Results

Edward Mulé

Founding Partner, Portfolio Manager, CEO

Edward Mule

Edward Mulé

Founding Partner, Portfolio Manager, CEO

Ed Mulé is the CEO of Silver Point Capital and Portfolio Manager of Silver Point's funds, having built and run the Firm since inception in 2002. Prior to founding Silver Point, Ed worked for more than 16 years at Goldman Sachs. Ed, together with Bob O’Shea, led Goldman’s distressed debt broker-dealer businesses, including establishing a proprietary middle market direct lending business for the firm in 1996. He headed or co-headed Goldman’s Special Situations Investing Business from 1999 to 2001, and co-founded and headed or co-headed the Asian Special Situations Investing Business (“ASSG”) and associated funds, including the Goldman Sachs Special Opportunities (Asia) Fund, from 1998 to 2001. He was a member of Goldman's Senior Traders Committee.

Ed was elected general partner in 1994. Before joining Goldman’s special situations efforts in 1995, Ed worked for Jon Corzine and Henry Paulson in 1994 and Robert E. Rubin and Stephen Friedman from 1991 to 1994 in the Office of the Chairman. In this role, he assisted the chairmen on strategy and its implementation, as well as reengineering, setting up control and compliance infrastructure and cost cutting. Prior to that, Ed was an investment banker in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department from 1984 to 1991, specializing in a number of areas, including telecommunications, consumer products and forest products. He was also a founding member of Goldman’s European M&A business in 1985.

Ed graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, contemporaneously receiving both his M.B.A. and B.S. degrees at the age of 21.

Robert O’Shea

Founding Partner & Chairman

Robert O'Shea

Robert O’Shea

Founding Partner & Chairman

Bob O’Shea is the Chairman of Silver Point Capital, having built and run the Firm since inception in 2002. Bob began his career in the Leveraged Loan Underwriting and Syndication group for Security Pacific Merchant Bank before joining Bear Stearns in their high yield and bankruptcy department to focus on trading leveraged loans. In 1990, Goldman Sachs recruited Bob to build Goldman’s Global Bank Loan business. Bob designed and implemented Goldman’s global bank loan strategy. The strategy encompassed building the number one secondary bank loan trading business, which involved building and running all of sales, trading, sourcing and research. Subsequently, Bob built Goldman’s primary business of underwriting leveraged loans by building and running the leveraged finance and capital markets team. As a result, Goldman Sachs became the first investment bank to compete with global money center banks in underwriting and syndicating corporate loans. After executing the model in North America, Bob expanded the business by building out Europe. Bob also built Goldman’s trade claim business. Bob and Ed Mulé teamed up to build the firm’s proprietary Direct Lending Business in 1996.

At the time Bob left Goldman Sachs in 2000, he was the head of the Global High Yield Business Unit, which included managing all sales, trading, capital markets, research, sourcing and the CLO business, while also running the Global Bank Loan Business and co-managing Goldman’s proprietary special situations and distressed investing activities with Ed. Bob was a member of Goldman's Risk Committee, which was comprised of approximately 15 partners, including the CEO, who were responsible for managing the firm's global risk exposure. He was also on the Board of Goldman Sachs International Bank and Senior Traders Committee. He was elected general partner in 1994.

Bob graduated from Fordham University with a BS in Finance in 1987.

Michael Gatto

Partner, Head of the Private Side

Michael Gatto

Michael Gatto

Partner, Head of the Private Side

Mr. Gatto joined Silver Point Capital in 2002 and became a Partner in 2003.

He is Head of the Firm’s Private Side, which includes the Firm’s Direct Lending business and the Firm’s Restructuring Activities. Before joining Silver Point, Mr. Gatto worked in the Special Situations Investing Business at Goldman Sachs from January 1999 to April 2002. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Gatto designed and taught credit training programs for loan officers of North American and European Financial Institutions. Prior to his training program work, he was a loan officer and director of Global Training at Citibank.

Mr. Gatto received his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Economics and is a CFA Charterholder. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and Fordham University.

John Abate

Partner, Co-Head of Trading

John Abate

John Abate

Partner, Co-Head of Trading

Mr. Abate joined Silver Point Capital in 2008 as a Partner and Head of Trading, responsible for managing the Firm’s trading desk.

Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Abate had over 19 years of distressed trading and portfolio management experience. Mr. Abate worked at JPMorgan for eight years, where he was hired as a Managing Director and Head of Distressed Loan Trading, specifically responsible for building that business. He was eventually promoted to head of all distressed trading and all loan trading in 2005. Prior to working at JPMorgan, Mr. Abate worked in the Lehman Brothers Distressed Trading business from 1998 until 2000.

He also previously worked at Citigroup, first as head of distressed research on the loan trading desk from 1994 until 1996, and later as head of distressed trading from 1996 until 1998. Prior to working for Citigroup, Mr. Abate worked as a high yield analyst with PPM America and First Coast Capital Management, a high yield boutique.

Mr. Abate received an M.B.A. from the University of Florida and a B.A. from James Madison University. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

Eve Teich

Partner, Head of Investor Relations and Marketing

Eve Teich

Eve Teich

Partner, Head of Investor Relations and Marketing

Ms. Teich joined Silver Point Capital in 2003 to build the Firm’s investor relations and business development function and became a Partner in 2017.

Ms. Teich is the Head of Investor Relations and Marketing, which also includes overseeing all fundraising processes as well as responsibility for product development, public relations and brand management. Prior to Silver Point, Ms. Teich worked at Morgan Stanley as an Executive Director in Prime Brokerage. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, she worked in London with City Forum Ltd., developing international business conferences.

Ms. Teich graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.S.B.A. in Finance and Marketing.

JT Davis

Partner, Head of Public Desk

JT Davis

JT Davis

Partner, Head of Public Desk

Mr. Davis joined Silver Point Capital in 2008 and became a Partner in 2019.

He is Head of the Public Desk. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Davis was an analyst at Goldman Sachs where he worked with equity and credit derivatives.

Mr. Davis graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University where he earned a B.S. in Accounting.

David Reganato

Partner, Head of Restructuring

David Reganato

David Reganato

Partner, Head of Restructuring

Mr. Reganato joined Silver Point Capital in 2002 and became a Partner in 2019.

He is Head of the Firm’s Restructuring activities. Prior to joining the Firm’s restructuring efforts, Mr. Reganato was a Managing Director on the Public Desk. Before Silver Point, Mr. Reganato was an analyst in the Leveraged Finance group of the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley.

He graduated summa cum laude from New York University’s Stern School of Business with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting.

Thomas Altmann

Managing Director

Thomas Altmann

Thomas Altmann

Managing Director

Mr. Altmann is a Managing Director, Senior Markets Analyst focused on Credit Market Opportunites, Special Situations and Markets on the Public Desk. Previously, he spent two years as a Global Strategist at Woodbine Capital Advisors. Prior to joining Woodbine, Mr. Altmann had been an investment analyst on Silver Point’s Public Desk. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business with a B.A. in International Studies from the School of Arts and Sciences and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School.

Paul Alzapiedi

Managing Director, Co-Head of Trading

Paul Alzapiedi

Paul Alzapiedi

Managing Director, Co-Head of Trading

Mr. Alzapiedi is Co-Head of Trading. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Alzapiedi worked for Gabelli Asset Management where he managed the broker-dealer trading desk. He graduated from Roger Williams University with a B.A. in Finance.

Pedro Arellano

Managing Director

Pedro Arellano

Pedro Arellano

Managing Director

Mr. Arellano is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations.  Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Arellano was a Managing Director at Anchorage Capital Group. Prior to Anchorage Capital, Mr. Arellano worked at Gracie Asset Management. He began his career at Sowood Capital Management. Mr. Arellano received a B.S. in Management Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Thomas Banks

Managing Director

Thomas Banks

Thomas Banks

Managing Director

Mr. Banks is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Banks was a Vice President in Morgan Stanley’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Banks was a Senior Associate at Trivest Partners, L.P. responsible for healthcare private equity investing. He began his career at SunTrust Banks as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Banking. Mr. Banks earned his JD with honors from the University of Chicago Law School and his BSBA with honors from the University of Florida.     

Kathleen Bloom

Head of Human Resources

Kathleen Bloom

Kathleen Bloom

Head of Human Resources

Ms. Bloom joined Silver Point in 2013. She is the Head of Human Resources. Prior to joining Silver Point, Ms. Bloom was a Human Resources Generalist and Project Manager at Soros Fund Management. Before Soros, she spent 20 years at Goldman Sachs within Human Resources. Ms. Bloom graduated from Trinity College with a BS in Economics.

Patrick Crosetto

Managing Director

Patrick Crosetto

Managing Director

Mr. Crosetto is a Managing Director focused on Real Estate for the Firm's Direct Lending Strategy. Previously, Mr. Crosetto worked at HPS Investment Partners as a Managing Director in the Real Estate Investing Group. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer at Kushner Companies and Vornado Realty Trust as a Vice President in Acquisitions and Capital Markets. Mr. Crosetto began his career at Goldman Sachs in the Special Situations Group and the Investment Banking Division. Mr. Crosetto received his B.A. in Economics and M.B.A from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

James Crutchfield

Chief Technology Officer – Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

James Crutchfield

James Crutchfield

Chief Technology Officer – Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

Mr. Crutchfield joined Silver Point in 2008. He is Chief Technology Officer – Infrastructure and Cybersecurity. Prior to joining Silver Point Capital, Mr. Crutchfield worked as a Vice President in the IT department of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Crutchfield holds both an M.S. and a B.S. in Information Systems from Marist College.

Anthony DiNello

Head of Direct Lending

Anthony DiNello

Anthony DiNello

Head of Direct Lending

Mr. DiNello is the Head of Direct Lending. Mr. DiNello joined the Firm as an Investment Analyst and has spent time on both the Direct Lending and Restructuring teams. In 2015, when Silver Point raised Specialty Credit Fund I, Mr. DiNello began focusing full time on Direct Lending, before assuming his current role in 2020 of leading Direct Lending. Before joining Silver Point, Mr. DiNello worked in the Global Industrials & Services Group of Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. DiNello graduated with highest honors from the University of Michigan Business School with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in finance and accounting.

Jesse Dorigo

Chief Financial Officer – Funds

Jesse Dorigo

Jesse Dorigo

Chief Financial Officer – Funds

Mr. Dorigo joined Silver Point in 2005. He is the Chief Financial Officer of the Funds, responsible for all operations, accounting, financing, analysis and reporting related to the Silver Point Funds. Mr. Dorigo initially joined Silver Point in 2005 on the Accounting and Valuation teams, ultimately leading and developing the Valuation team, Reporting team, and the Financing team. Mr. Dorigo was named Deputy CFO of the Funds in 2017 and CFO of the Funds in January 2020. Mr. Dorigo graduated from New York University’s College of Arts and Science with a B.A. in Economics.

Matt Ehmer

Managing Director

Matt Ehmer

Matt Ehmer

Managing Director

Mr. Ehmer is a Managing Director on the Public Trading Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Mr. Ehmer holds a joint degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and BAS in Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Anthony Esposito

Senior Analyst

Anthony Esposito

Senior Analyst

Mr. Esposito is a Senior Analyst on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Esposito was a Principal, Credit Research Analyst at Octagon Credit Investors. Prior to that, Mr. Esposito was with Ares Management as Principal in the Liquid Credit Group. He also previously held positions with Imperial Capital and The Royal Bank of Scotland.  Mr. Esposito received a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University.

Joseph Fallon

Managing Director

Joseph Fallon

Managing Director

Mr. Fallon is a Managing Director on the Firm's Restructuring team. Prior to joining Silver Point, he was a Managing Director in the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at PJT Partners. Prior to that, Mr. Fallon was an associate with the Blackstone Group and Pensler Capital.  Mr. Fallon received his M.B.A in Finance from The University of Pennsylvania and graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Anthropology and Economics.

Stacey Hatch

Chief Financial Officer – Firm

Stacey Hatch

Stacey Hatch

Chief Financial Officer – Firm

Ms. Hatch joined Silver Point in 2004. She is the Chief Financial Officer for the Firm overseeing firm accounting and reporting as well as technology and fund accounting. Prior to joining Silver Point, Ms. Hatch was a Senior Manager for two years at Ernst & Young and spent seven years at Arthur Andersen serving audit and business advisory clients in the financial markets. Ms. Hatch graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business with an MBA in Accounting and Finance and from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Mathematics and Economics.

Llywellyn Jones

Public Desk COO

Llywellyn Jones

Llywellyn Jones

Public Desk COO

Mr. Jones is the Public Desk COO. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Jones was an analyst at RBS Greenwich Capital where he worked with commercial and residential whole loans and securitized products. He graduated from Colgate University with a B.A. in Mathematics.

Michael Jordan

Managing Director

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

Managing Director

Mr. Jordan is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Jordan was a Managing Director at Brightwood Capital Advisors and Head of Originations at H.I.G. WhiteHorse. Mr. Jordan received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his B.A. from James Madison University.

Andrew Kallmann

Managing Director

Andrew Kallmann

Managing Director

Mr. Kallmann is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Kallmann was Head of Distressed Investment Sourcing at GoldenTree Asset Management. Before GoldenTree, he was a Managing Director at Och-Ziff Capital Management, a Vice President at Avenue Capital and was also previously an Analyst at Silver Point. He started his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Kallmann graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in History.

James Kasmarcik

Chief Compliance Officer

James Kasmarcik

James Kasmarcik

Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Kasmarcik joined Silver Point in 2008. He is the Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Kasmarcik worked for the Enforcement Division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as an Attorney from March 2004 to April 2008 and as a Securities Compliance Examiner from July 1999 to March 2004. Mr. Kasmarcik earned a JD from Pace Law School and a BS in Business Administration – Finance from Binghamton University.

Daniel Kecskes

Managing Director

Daniel Kecskes

Daniel Kecskes

Managing Director

Mr. Kecskes is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Kecskes was a Managing Director covering energy, industrials and mining at Global Credit Advisers. Before Global Credit Advisers, he was a high yield desk analyst at Morgan Stanley and prior to that, was an analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at Citigroup. Mr. Kecskes received his M.B.A from Columbia Business School, his B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida and is a CFA Charterholder.

Kevin Kovacs

Senior Analyst

Kevin Kovacs

Senior Analyst

Mr. Kovacs is a Senior Analyst on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Kovacs was a Principal at Blackstone Credit/GSO Capital. Prior to that, Mr. Kovacs was a Vice President at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and an Investment Analyst at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners. Mr. Kovacs also previously held the position of Analyst in Corporate Banking at Wells Fargo. Mr. Kovacs received a B.A. in Economics and Finance from Muhlenberg College and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois.

David Koziol

Managing Director

David Koziol

David Koziol

Managing Director

Mr. Koziol is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Koziol was a Vice President at WL Ross & Co. and worked at Clearlake Capital Group. He began his career in the Restructuring Group of Lazard Ltd. Mr. Koziol graduated from Colgate University with a B.A. in Mathematical Economics.

Kat Kukuruza

Senior Analyst

Kat Kukuruza

Senior Analyst

Ms. Kukuruza is a Senior Analyst on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Ms. Kukuruza was a Senior Credit Analyst at Intermediate Capital Group. Prior to that, Ms. Kukuruza was with SKY Harbor Capital Management as a Credit Analyst and Barclays as a Senior Bond and Loan Analyst. Ms. Kukuruza received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ara Lovitt

Managing Director, Public Desk - Head of Research

Ara Lovitt

Ara Lovitt

Managing Director, Public Desk - Head of Research

Mr. Lovitt is a Managing Director and Head of Research on the Public Desk. Previously, Mr. Lovitt was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at GMO. Mr. Lovitt had been an investment analyst on Silver Point’s Public Desk prior to that.  Before joining the Firm, he was in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Morgan Stanley. Prior to that, he worked as an attorney at Kirkland & Ellis after clerking at the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Lovitt has his JSD from Stanford University Law School and his B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Dartmouth College.

David Masi

Senior Trader

David Masi

Senior Trader

Mr. Masi is a Senior Trader on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Masi was a Managing Director and Trader at Onex Credit Partners. Prior to that, he was with American Capital as a Credit Trader. Mr. Masi also held the position of Credit Trader at FBR Capital Markets and began his career with US Bank as a Structured Finance Analyst. Mr. Masi received his B.A. in Economics from Union College.

Nikhil Mirchandani

Managing Director, Public Desk - Head of Europe

Nikhil Mirchandani

Managing Director, Public Desk - Head of Europe

Mr. Mirchandani is a Managing Director on the Public Trading Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations and is based in Europe. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Mirchandani was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Inherent Group. Before Inherent Group, he was a Senior Research Analyst at King Street Capital Management. He began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Mirchandani received a B.A. in Government and Economics from Harvard University.

Taylor Montague

Managing Director, Head of Sourcing and Originations

Taylor Montague

Managing Director, Head of Sourcing and Originations

Mr. Montague is primarily focused on the origination, structuring and distribution of Direct Lending opportunities for the Firm. Previously, Mr. Montague was a Senior Investment Analyst for Silver Point and started his career in Investment Banking at Robert W. Baird & Co. Mr. Montague received a B.S. in Foreign Service with a major in International Economics, and concentration in Finance and Commerce from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

Damien Mount

Co-Head of Structured Credit, CLO Portfolio Manager

Damion Mount

Damien Mount

Co-Head of Structured Credit, CLO Portfolio Manager

Mr. Mount is Co-Head of Structured Credit and CLO Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Mount spent 10 years managing CLOs, SMAs and total return funds at CIFC Asset Management. Prior to that, Mr. Mount was a Portfolio Manager and Credit Analyst with CypressTree Investment Management, before it was acquired by CIFC. Mr. Mount received his B.S. in Psychology from St. Lawrence University and an M.B.A. from Northeastern University.

Matt Musicaro

Senior Analyst

Matt Musicaro

Senior Analyst

Mr. Musicaro is a Senior Analyst on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Musicaro was a Director, Senior Investment Analyst at Hayfin Capital Management. Prior to that, Mr. Musicaro was with Moody’s as a Corporate Credit Analyst in the Consumer Products and Healthcare Ratings Group. Mr. Musicaro received a B.A. in Economics and History from Colby College.

Tim O’Connor

Senior Trader

Tim O’Connor

Senior Trader

Mr. O’Connor is a Trader on the Desk. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. O’Connor was a Director in High Yield and Distressed Sales at Barclays Capital. Prior to that, Mr. O’Connor held positions at Jefferies and Knight Capital Group, both in High Yield and Distressed Sales. Mr. O’Connor began his career in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant. Mr. O’Connor received his B.S. in Political Science from the United States Naval Academy and his MBA from NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Ashley Olsen

Senior Trader

Ashley Olsen

Senior Trader

Ms. Olsen is a Trader on the Desk. Prior to Silver Point, Ms. Olsen was a Senior Trader at Regiment Capital Advisors. Prior to that, she was with KKR as a Credit Trader. Ms. Olsen also held the positions of Research Analyst in Distressed Debt as well as Trader in Leverage Loan & Distressed Trading at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Olsen received her B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Duke University.

Ira Penza

Managing Director

Ira Penza

Ira Penza

Managing Director

Ms. Penza is responsible for strategic initiatives within Direct Lending. Previously, Ms. Penza was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking group at Wells Fargo Securities, where she primarily focused on the alternative and traditional asset managers sector and led the BDC practice. Before Wells Fargo, Ms. Penza was an investor accountant for PHH Mortgage. Ms. Penza received her M.B.A from Georgetown University and B.A. in Business Administration and Political Science and International Relations from the American University in Bulgaria.

Damon Putman

Managing Director

Damon Putman

Managing Director

Mr. Putman is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Mr. Putman was Managing Director at Angelo Gordon and Chief Financial Officer at Torch Energy. Mr. Putman has held positions at Alda Capital, D.B. Zwirn and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Putman graduated from the University of Texas with a B.B.A in Finance.

Manjot Rana

Managing Director

Manjot Rana

Manjot Rana

Managing Director

Mr. Rana is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Mr. Rana was previously a Managing Director at CPP Credit Investments, most recently leading its Special Situations Credit business, after spending time in CPP Investments London office focused on European credit and leading the APAC credit business in Hong Kong. Before joining CPP, Mr. Rana worked at The Catalyst Capital Group, a distressed focused private equity fund, and started his career with the Leveraged Finance Groups at Barclays Capital and Citigroup. Mr. Rana graduated from New York University Stern School of Business with a B.S. in Finance.

Steven Sasson

Managing Director, Co-Head of Structured Credit

Steven Sasson

Steven Sasson

Managing Director, Co-Head of Structured Credit

Mr. Sasson is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Structured Credit. Prior to Silver Point, he worked at Anchorage Capital Group for ten years as a Managing Director in their Structured Credit group. Mr. Sasson started his career at Morgan Stanley in the Structured Products team. Mr. Sasson received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Princeton University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Austin Saypol

Chief Operating Officer

Austin Saypol

Austin Saypol

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Saypol joined Silver Point in 2006. He is the Chief Operating Officer having previously spent more than a decade as a senior investment professional on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, he was a member of the Consumer, Food and Retail Group at Lazard Ltd. Mr. Saypol graduated Summa Cum Laude from Princeton University with a B.A. in Economics.

Kevin Schraml

Chief Technology Officer – Development and Reporting

Kevin Schraml

Kevin Schraml

Chief Technology Officer – Development and Reporting

Mr. Schraml joined Silver Point in 2007. He is Chief Technology Officer – Development and Reporting. Prior to joining Silver Point Capital, Mr. Schraml worked as a Senior Developer at Pepsi Bottling Group. Mr. Schraml holds a B.S. in Information Technology from Marist College.

John Schumacher

Managing Director

John Schumacher

John Schumacher

Managing Director

Mr. Schumacher is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, he worked at Deutsche Bank, most recently as a Managing Director in Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, after working in Leveraged Finance Origination. Mr. Schumacher received an M.B.A. from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Finance from Oswego State University.

Andrew Schwartz

Managing Director

Andrew Schwartz

Andrew Schwartz

Managing Director

Mr. Schwartz is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Mr. Schwartz was a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Leveraged Finance Capital Markets at Guggenheim Securities. Before Guggenheim, he was a Managing Director in the Fixed Income Division of RBC Capital Markets and a Senior Vice President and Head of Hedge Fund Syndicate at Lehman Brothers.  Mr. Schwartz started his career in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley and received his B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Delaware.

JP Seminario

Managing Director

JP Seminario

JP Seminario

Managing Director

Mr. Seminario is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Mr. Seminario was a Senior Managing Director and Head of Originations at PNC for their Technology Finance Group. Before PNC, Mr. Seminario was a Senior Portfolio Analyst at Wells Fargo Capital Finance.  He began his career at Ernst & Young as a Senior Audit Associate. Mr. Seminario received his B.S. in Finance and Accounting from California State University and his M.S. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.

Matthew Sheahan

Managing Director, Direct Lending - Head of Credit

Matt Sheahan

Matthew Sheahan

Managing Director, Direct Lending - Head of Credit

Mr. Sheahan is primarily focused on credit underwriting for the Firm’s Direct Lending strategy. Mr. Sheahan also serves on the Direct Lending’s Investment Committees. Previously, Mr. Sheahan founded MFS Capital LLC and was a Managing Director in the Special Situations Group at Ares Management Corporation. Mr. Sheahan was previously a senior investment professional in the Firm’s Direct Lending business, as well as a Vice President in the Special Situations Group at TCW/Crescent Capital Group. Mr. Sheahan began his career in the investment banking division of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. Mr. Sheahan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Honors Business Administration with distinction, from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Sheahan also received a certificate of Executive Education from Harvard Business School. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

Billal Sikander

Managing Director

Billal Sikander

Billal Sikander

Managing Director

Mr. Sikander is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Mr. Sikander was previously a Portfolio Manager within Blackstone’s Senfina Advisors platform.  Prior to that, Mr. Sikander spent eight years at Serengeti Asset Management, joining as an analyst and becoming a Senior Managing Director within the research team. Before Serengeti, he was an associate at Gryphon Investors. Mr. Sikander began his career as an analyst in the Media and Telecommunications Group at DLJ. Mr. Sikander received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and a B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

Derek Staples

Managing Director

Derek Staples

Derek Staples

Managing Director

Mr. Staples is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Staples was a Distressed Debt and Special Situations analyst at GMO. Before GMO, he was on the M&A Investment Team at Leucadia National Corporation and prior to that was on the Private Equity Team at Partners Group AG. Mr. Staples graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Accounting.

Daniel Sweeney

Managing Director, Direct Lending - Head of Portfolio Management

Daniel Sweeney

Managing Director, Direct Lending - Head of Portfolio Management

Mr. Sweeney is a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management for the Firm’s Direct Lending Strategy. Previously, Mr. Sweeney was with Carlyle Global Credit focusing on Middle Market Direct Lending. Prior to that, Mr. Sweeney was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley and began his career at Allied Irish Banks. Mr. Sweeney received his B.B.S. from the University of Limerick.

Nicholas Walters

Managing Director

Nicholas Walters

Managing Director

Mr. Walters is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Mr. Walters worked at Ares Management, most recently as a Managing Director in Direct Lending. Before Ares, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Wachovia Securities. Mr. Walters received his B.A. in Economics' from Princeton University.

Steven Weiser

General Counsel

Steve Weiser

Steven Weiser

General Counsel

Mr. Weiser joined Silver Point Capital in 2011. He is the General Counsel for the Firm, overseeing all legal and compliance. Previously, Mr. Weiser was the Firm’s Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Silver Point, he was a Partner/Principal and Associate General Counsel at Ernst & Young, LLP. He also previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York, an Associate at Cravath, Swaine and Moore, and a Law Clerk for U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson. Mr. Weiser earned his J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law and graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jared Weisman

Managing Director

Jared Weisman

Jared Weisman

Managing Director

Mr. Weisman is a Managing Director on the Firm's Restructuring team. Previously, Mr. Weisman was a Managing Director at Oak Hill and an analyst at Plainfield Asset Management. He began his career in the Financial Sponsors Group at Citigroup and graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University with a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management.

Genna Zaiman

Managing Director

Genna Zaiman

Managing Director

Ms. Zaiman is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Ms. Zaiman was a loan closer in the leasing division of Citigroup, where she was responsible for managing the operations of the financing process from inception through closing. Before Citigroup, Ms. Zaiman was a mortgage coordinator at New Century Financial and Argent Mortgage. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from The George Washington University.

Andrea Zambelli

Head of Special Assets-Europe

Andrea Zambelli

Head of Special Assets-Europe

Mr. Zambelli is based in Europe and focuses on Special Assets including non-traded special situations, non-performing loans and claims-related investments. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Zambelli was with Point Lake Capital and Novalpina Capital, where he led a credit and special situations platform. Prior to Novalpina, Mr. Zambelli was a Managing Director at CarVal Investors. He also previously held the position of Director at Citigroup and Vice President at Solomon Brothers. Mr. Zambelli graduated from Bocconi University with an MSc in Finance and the Francesco Morosini Naval Military School.

Zac Zeitlin

Managing Director, Direct Lending COO

Zac Zeitlin

Zac Zeitlin

Managing Director, Direct Lending COO

Mr. Zeitlin is the Chief Operating Officer on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Mr. Zeitlin is a Founding Partner of New Ground Ventures and had previously been a Partner in Silver Point’s lending business, working at the Firm from 2002 through 2010. Mr. Zeitlin also worked as a Senior Associate at TPG and as an analyst in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman. Mr. Zeitlin graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.A. in the Plan II Honors Program.

Jon Zinman

Managing Director

Jon Zinman

Jon Zinman

Managing Director

Mr. Zinman is a Managing Director on the Firm's Restructuring team. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Zinman was a Managing Director leading restructurings at Solus Alternative Asset Management. Before Solus, he was an associate in Kirkland & Ellis’ restructuring practice. Mr. Zinman began his career at Thacher Proffitt & Wood. He received his J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Michigan Law School and Stephen M. Ross School of Business as well as his B.A. from Duke University.

Edward Mulé

Founding Partner, Portfolio Manager, CEO

Edward Mule

Edward Mulé

Founding Partner, Portfolio Manager, CEO

Ed Mulé is the CEO of Silver Point Capital and Portfolio Manager of Silver Point's funds, having built and run the Firm since inception in 2002. Prior to founding Silver Point, Ed worked for more than 16 years at Goldman Sachs. Ed, together with Bob O’Shea, led Goldman’s distressed debt broker-dealer businesses, including establishing a proprietary middle market direct lending business for the firm in 1996. He headed or co-headed Goldman’s Special Situations Investing Business from 1999 to 2001, and co-founded and headed or co-headed the Asian Special Situations Investing Business (“ASSG”) and associated funds, including the Goldman Sachs Special Opportunities (Asia) Fund, from 1998 to 2001. He was a member of Goldman's Senior Traders Committee.

Ed was elected general partner in 1994. Before joining Goldman’s special situations efforts in 1995, Ed worked for Jon Corzine and Henry Paulson in 1994 and Robert E. Rubin and Stephen Friedman from 1991 to 1994 in the Office of the Chairman. In this role, he assisted the chairmen on strategy and its implementation, as well as reengineering, setting up control and compliance infrastructure and cost cutting. Prior to that, Ed was an investment banker in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department from 1984 to 1991, specializing in a number of areas, including telecommunications, consumer products and forest products. He was also a founding member of Goldman’s European M&A business in 1985.

Ed graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, contemporaneously receiving both his M.B.A. and B.S. degrees at the age of 21.

Robert O’Shea

Founding Partner & Chairman

Robert O'Shea

Robert O’Shea

Founding Partner & Chairman

Bob O’Shea is the Chairman of Silver Point Capital, having built and run the Firm since inception in 2002. Bob began his career in the Leveraged Loan Underwriting and Syndication group for Security Pacific Merchant Bank before joining Bear Stearns in their high yield and bankruptcy department to focus on trading leveraged loans. In 1990, Goldman Sachs recruited Bob to build Goldman’s Global Bank Loan business. Bob designed and implemented Goldman’s global bank loan strategy. The strategy encompassed building the number one secondary bank loan trading business, which involved building and running all of sales, trading, sourcing and research. Subsequently, Bob built Goldman’s primary business of underwriting leveraged loans by building and running the leveraged finance and capital markets team. As a result, Goldman Sachs became the first investment bank to compete with global money center banks in underwriting and syndicating corporate loans. After executing the model in North America, Bob expanded the business by building out Europe. Bob also built Goldman’s trade claim business. Bob and Ed Mulé teamed up to build the firm’s proprietary Direct Lending Business in 1996.

At the time Bob left Goldman Sachs in 2000, he was the head of the Global High Yield Business Unit, which included managing all sales, trading, capital markets, research, sourcing and the CLO business, while also running the Global Bank Loan Business and co-managing Goldman’s proprietary special situations and distressed investing activities with Ed. Bob was a member of Goldman's Risk Committee, which was comprised of approximately 15 partners, including the CEO, who were responsible for managing the firm's global risk exposure. He was also on the Board of Goldman Sachs International Bank and Senior Traders Committee. He was elected general partner in 1994.

Bob graduated from Fordham University with a BS in Finance in 1987.

John Abate

Partner, Co-Head of Trading

John Abate

John Abate

Partner, Co-Head of Trading

Mr. Abate joined Silver Point Capital in 2008 as a Partner and Head of Trading, responsible for managing the Firm’s trading desk.

Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Abate had over 19 years of distressed trading and portfolio management experience. Mr. Abate worked at JPMorgan for eight years, where he was hired as a Managing Director and Head of Distressed Loan Trading, specifically responsible for building that business. He was eventually promoted to head of all distressed trading and all loan trading in 2005. Prior to working at JPMorgan, Mr. Abate worked in the Lehman Brothers Distressed Trading business from 1998 until 2000.

He also previously worked at Citigroup, first as head of distressed research on the loan trading desk from 1994 until 1996, and later as head of distressed trading from 1996 until 1998. Prior to working for Citigroup, Mr. Abate worked as a high yield analyst with PPM America and First Coast Capital Management, a high yield boutique.

Mr. Abate received an M.B.A. from the University of Florida and a B.A. from James Madison University. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

Thomas Altmann

Managing Director

Thomas Altmann

Thomas Altmann

Managing Director

Mr. Altmann is a Managing Director, Senior Markets Analyst focused on Credit Market Opportunites, Special Situations and Markets on the Public Desk. Previously, he spent two years as a Global Strategist at Woodbine Capital Advisors. Prior to joining Woodbine, Mr. Altmann had been an investment analyst on Silver Point’s Public Desk. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business with a B.A. in International Studies from the School of Arts and Sciences and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School.

Paul Alzapiedi

Managing Director, Co-Head of Trading

Paul Alzapiedi

Paul Alzapiedi

Managing Director, Co-Head of Trading

Mr. Alzapiedi is Co-Head of Trading. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Alzapiedi worked for Gabelli Asset Management where he managed the broker-dealer trading desk. He graduated from Roger Williams University with a B.A. in Finance.

Pedro Arellano

Managing Director

Pedro Arellano

Pedro Arellano

Managing Director

Mr. Arellano is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations.  Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Arellano was a Managing Director at Anchorage Capital Group. Prior to Anchorage Capital, Mr. Arellano worked at Gracie Asset Management. He began his career at Sowood Capital Management. Mr. Arellano received a B.S. in Management Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Thomas Banks

Managing Director

Thomas Banks

Thomas Banks

Managing Director

Mr. Banks is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Banks was a Vice President in Morgan Stanley’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Banks was a Senior Associate at Trivest Partners, L.P. responsible for healthcare private equity investing. He began his career at SunTrust Banks as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Banking. Mr. Banks earned his JD with honors from the University of Chicago Law School and his BSBA with honors from the University of Florida.     

Patrick Crosetto

Managing Director

Patrick Crosetto

Managing Director

Mr. Crosetto is a Managing Director focused on Real Estate for the Firm's Direct Lending Strategy. Previously, Mr. Crosetto worked at HPS Investment Partners as a Managing Director in the Real Estate Investing Group. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer at Kushner Companies and Vornado Realty Trust as a Vice President in Acquisitions and Capital Markets. Mr. Crosetto began his career at Goldman Sachs in the Special Situations Group and the Investment Banking Division. Mr. Crosetto received his B.A. in Economics and M.B.A from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

JT Davis

Partner, Head of Public Desk

JT Davis

JT Davis

Partner, Head of Public Desk

Mr. Davis joined Silver Point Capital in 2008 and became a Partner in 2019.

He is Head of the Public Desk. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Davis was an analyst at Goldman Sachs where he worked with equity and credit derivatives.

Mr. Davis graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University where he earned a B.S. in Accounting.

Anthony DiNello

Head of Direct Lending

Anthony DiNello

Anthony DiNello

Head of Direct Lending

Mr. DiNello is the Head of Direct Lending. Mr. DiNello joined the Firm as an Investment Analyst and has spent time on both the Direct Lending and Restructuring teams. In 2015, when Silver Point raised Specialty Credit Fund I, Mr. DiNello began focusing full time on Direct Lending, before assuming his current role in 2020 of leading Direct Lending. Before joining Silver Point, Mr. DiNello worked in the Global Industrials & Services Group of Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. DiNello graduated with highest honors from the University of Michigan Business School with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in finance and accounting.

Matt Ehmer

Managing Director

Matt Ehmer

Matt Ehmer

Managing Director

Mr. Ehmer is a Managing Director on the Public Trading Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Mr. Ehmer holds a joint degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and BAS in Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Anthony Esposito

Senior Analyst

Anthony Esposito

Senior Analyst

Mr. Esposito is a Senior Analyst on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Esposito was a Principal, Credit Research Analyst at Octagon Credit Investors. Prior to that, Mr. Esposito was with Ares Management as Principal in the Liquid Credit Group. He also previously held positions with Imperial Capital and The Royal Bank of Scotland.  Mr. Esposito received a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University.

Joseph Fallon

Managing Director

Joseph Fallon

Managing Director

Mr. Fallon is a Managing Director on the Firm's Restructuring team. Prior to joining Silver Point, he was a Managing Director in the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at PJT Partners. Prior to that, Mr. Fallon was an associate with the Blackstone Group and Pensler Capital.  Mr. Fallon received his M.B.A in Finance from The University of Pennsylvania and graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Anthropology and Economics.

Michael Gatto

Partner, Head of the Private Side

Michael Gatto

Michael Gatto

Partner, Head of the Private Side

Mr. Gatto joined Silver Point Capital in 2002 and became a Partner in 2003.

He is Head of the Firm’s Private Side, which includes the Firm’s Direct Lending business and the Firm’s Restructuring Activities. Before joining Silver Point, Mr. Gatto worked in the Special Situations Investing Business at Goldman Sachs from January 1999 to April 2002. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Gatto designed and taught credit training programs for loan officers of North American and European Financial Institutions. Prior to his training program work, he was a loan officer and director of Global Training at Citibank.

Mr. Gatto received his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Economics and is a CFA Charterholder. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and Fordham University.

Llywellyn Jones

Public Desk COO

Llywellyn Jones

Llywellyn Jones

Public Desk COO

Mr. Jones is the Public Desk COO. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Jones was an analyst at RBS Greenwich Capital where he worked with commercial and residential whole loans and securitized products. He graduated from Colgate University with a B.A. in Mathematics.

Michael Jordan

Managing Director

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

Managing Director

Mr. Jordan is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Jordan was a Managing Director at Brightwood Capital Advisors and Head of Originations at H.I.G. WhiteHorse. Mr. Jordan received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his B.A. from James Madison University.

Andrew Kallmann

Managing Director

Andrew Kallmann

Managing Director

Mr. Kallmann is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Kallmann was Head of Distressed Investment Sourcing at GoldenTree Asset Management. Before GoldenTree, he was a Managing Director at Och-Ziff Capital Management, a Vice President at Avenue Capital and was also previously an Analyst at Silver Point. He started his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Kallmann graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in History.

Daniel Kecskes

Managing Director

Daniel Kecskes

Daniel Kecskes

Managing Director

Mr. Kecskes is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Kecskes was a Managing Director covering energy, industrials and mining at Global Credit Advisers. Before Global Credit Advisers, he was a high yield desk analyst at Morgan Stanley and prior to that, was an analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at Citigroup. Mr. Kecskes received his M.B.A from Columbia Business School, his B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida and is a CFA Charterholder.

Kevin Kovacs

Senior Analyst

Kevin Kovacs

Senior Analyst

Mr. Kovacs is a Senior Analyst on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Kovacs was a Principal at Blackstone Credit/GSO Capital. Prior to that, Mr. Kovacs was a Vice President at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and an Investment Analyst at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners. Mr. Kovacs also previously held the position of Analyst in Corporate Banking at Wells Fargo. Mr. Kovacs received a B.A. in Economics and Finance from Muhlenberg College and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois.

David Koziol

Managing Director

David Koziol

David Koziol

Managing Director

Mr. Koziol is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Koziol was a Vice President at WL Ross & Co. and worked at Clearlake Capital Group. He began his career in the Restructuring Group of Lazard Ltd. Mr. Koziol graduated from Colgate University with a B.A. in Mathematical Economics.

Kat Kukuruza

Senior Analyst

Kat Kukuruza

Senior Analyst

Ms. Kukuruza is a Senior Analyst on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Ms. Kukuruza was a Senior Credit Analyst at Intermediate Capital Group. Prior to that, Ms. Kukuruza was with SKY Harbor Capital Management as a Credit Analyst and Barclays as a Senior Bond and Loan Analyst. Ms. Kukuruza received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ara Lovitt

Managing Director, Public Desk - Head of Research

Ara Lovitt

Ara Lovitt

Managing Director, Public Desk - Head of Research

Mr. Lovitt is a Managing Director and Head of Research on the Public Desk. Previously, Mr. Lovitt was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at GMO. Mr. Lovitt had been an investment analyst on Silver Point’s Public Desk prior to that.  Before joining the Firm, he was in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Morgan Stanley. Prior to that, he worked as an attorney at Kirkland & Ellis after clerking at the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Lovitt has his JSD from Stanford University Law School and his B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Dartmouth College.

David Masi

Senior Trader

David Masi

Senior Trader

Mr. Masi is a Senior Trader on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Masi was a Managing Director and Trader at Onex Credit Partners. Prior to that, he was with American Capital as a Credit Trader. Mr. Masi also held the position of Credit Trader at FBR Capital Markets and began his career with US Bank as a Structured Finance Analyst. Mr. Masi received his B.A. in Economics from Union College.

Nikhil Mirchandani

Managing Director, Public Desk - Head of Europe

Nikhil Mirchandani

Managing Director, Public Desk - Head of Europe

Mr. Mirchandani is a Managing Director on the Public Trading Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations and is based in Europe. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Mirchandani was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Inherent Group. Before Inherent Group, he was a Senior Research Analyst at King Street Capital Management. He began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Mirchandani received a B.A. in Government and Economics from Harvard University.

Taylor Montague

Managing Director, Head of Sourcing and Originations

Taylor Montague

Managing Director, Head of Sourcing and Originations

Mr. Montague is primarily focused on the origination, structuring and distribution of Direct Lending opportunities for the Firm. Previously, Mr. Montague was a Senior Investment Analyst for Silver Point and started his career in Investment Banking at Robert W. Baird & Co. Mr. Montague received a B.S. in Foreign Service with a major in International Economics, and concentration in Finance and Commerce from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

Damien Mount

Co-Head of Structured Credit, CLO Portfolio Manager

Damion Mount

Damien Mount

Co-Head of Structured Credit, CLO Portfolio Manager

Mr. Mount is Co-Head of Structured Credit and CLO Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Mount spent 10 years managing CLOs, SMAs and total return funds at CIFC Asset Management. Prior to that, Mr. Mount was a Portfolio Manager and Credit Analyst with CypressTree Investment Management, before it was acquired by CIFC. Mr. Mount received his B.S. in Psychology from St. Lawrence University and an M.B.A. from Northeastern University.

Matt Musicaro

Senior Analyst

Matt Musicaro

Senior Analyst

Mr. Musicaro is a Senior Analyst on the CLO Team. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Musicaro was a Director, Senior Investment Analyst at Hayfin Capital Management. Prior to that, Mr. Musicaro was with Moody’s as a Corporate Credit Analyst in the Consumer Products and Healthcare Ratings Group. Mr. Musicaro received a B.A. in Economics and History from Colby College.

Tim O’Connor

Senior Trader

Tim O’Connor

Senior Trader

Mr. O’Connor is a Trader on the Desk. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. O’Connor was a Director in High Yield and Distressed Sales at Barclays Capital. Prior to that, Mr. O’Connor held positions at Jefferies and Knight Capital Group, both in High Yield and Distressed Sales. Mr. O’Connor began his career in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant. Mr. O’Connor received his B.S. in Political Science from the United States Naval Academy and his MBA from NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Ashley Olsen

Senior Trader

Ashley Olsen

Senior Trader

Ms. Olsen is a Trader on the Desk. Prior to Silver Point, Ms. Olsen was a Senior Trader at Regiment Capital Advisors. Prior to that, she was with KKR as a Credit Trader. Ms. Olsen also held the positions of Research Analyst in Distressed Debt as well as Trader in Leverage Loan & Distressed Trading at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Olsen received her B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Duke University.

Ira Penza

Managing Director

Ira Penza

Ira Penza

Managing Director

Ms. Penza is responsible for strategic initiatives within Direct Lending. Previously, Ms. Penza was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking group at Wells Fargo Securities, where she primarily focused on the alternative and traditional asset managers sector and led the BDC practice. Before Wells Fargo, Ms. Penza was an investor accountant for PHH Mortgage. Ms. Penza received her M.B.A from Georgetown University and B.A. in Business Administration and Political Science and International Relations from the American University in Bulgaria.

Damon Putman

Managing Director

Damon Putman

Managing Director

Mr. Putman is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Mr. Putman was Managing Director at Angelo Gordon and Chief Financial Officer at Torch Energy. Mr. Putman has held positions at Alda Capital, D.B. Zwirn and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Putman graduated from the University of Texas with a B.B.A in Finance.

Manjot Rana

Managing Director

Manjot Rana

Manjot Rana

Managing Director

Mr. Rana is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Mr. Rana was previously a Managing Director at CPP Credit Investments, most recently leading its Special Situations Credit business, after spending time in CPP Investments London office focused on European credit and leading the APAC credit business in Hong Kong. Before joining CPP, Mr. Rana worked at The Catalyst Capital Group, a distressed focused private equity fund, and started his career with the Leveraged Finance Groups at Barclays Capital and Citigroup. Mr. Rana graduated from New York University Stern School of Business with a B.S. in Finance.

David Reganato

Partner, Head of Restructuring

David Reganato

David Reganato

Partner, Head of Restructuring

Mr. Reganato joined Silver Point Capital in 2002 and became a Partner in 2019.

He is Head of the Firm’s Restructuring activities. Prior to joining the Firm’s restructuring efforts, Mr. Reganato was a Managing Director on the Public Desk. Before Silver Point, Mr. Reganato was an analyst in the Leveraged Finance group of the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley.

He graduated summa cum laude from New York University’s Stern School of Business with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting.

Steven Sasson

Managing Director, Co-Head of Structured Credit

Steven Sasson

Steven Sasson

Managing Director, Co-Head of Structured Credit

Mr. Sasson is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Structured Credit. Prior to Silver Point, he worked at Anchorage Capital Group for ten years as a Managing Director in their Structured Credit group. Mr. Sasson started his career at Morgan Stanley in the Structured Products team. Mr. Sasson received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Princeton University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Austin Saypol

Chief Operating Officer

Austin Saypol

Austin Saypol

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Saypol joined Silver Point in 2006. He is the Chief Operating Officer having previously spent more than a decade as a senior investment professional on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, he was a member of the Consumer, Food and Retail Group at Lazard Ltd. Mr. Saypol graduated Summa Cum Laude from Princeton University with a B.A. in Economics.

John Schumacher

Managing Director

John Schumacher

John Schumacher

Managing Director

Mr. Schumacher is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, he worked at Deutsche Bank, most recently as a Managing Director in Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, after working in Leveraged Finance Origination. Mr. Schumacher received an M.B.A. from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Finance from Oswego State University.

Andrew Schwartz

Managing Director

Andrew Schwartz

Andrew Schwartz

Managing Director

Mr. Schwartz is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Mr. Schwartz was a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Leveraged Finance Capital Markets at Guggenheim Securities. Before Guggenheim, he was a Managing Director in the Fixed Income Division of RBC Capital Markets and a Senior Vice President and Head of Hedge Fund Syndicate at Lehman Brothers.  Mr. Schwartz started his career in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley and received his B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Delaware.

JP Seminario

Managing Director

JP Seminario

JP Seminario

Managing Director

Mr. Seminario is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Mr. Seminario was a Senior Managing Director and Head of Originations at PNC for their Technology Finance Group. Before PNC, Mr. Seminario was a Senior Portfolio Analyst at Wells Fargo Capital Finance.  He began his career at Ernst & Young as a Senior Audit Associate. Mr. Seminario received his B.S. in Finance and Accounting from California State University and his M.S. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.

Matthew Sheahan

Managing Director, Direct Lending - Head of Credit

Matt Sheahan

Matthew Sheahan

Managing Director, Direct Lending - Head of Credit

Mr. Sheahan is primarily focused on credit underwriting for the Firm’s Direct Lending strategy. Mr. Sheahan also serves on the Direct Lending’s Investment Committees. Previously, Mr. Sheahan founded MFS Capital LLC and was a Managing Director in the Special Situations Group at Ares Management Corporation. Mr. Sheahan was previously a senior investment professional in the Firm’s Direct Lending business, as well as a Vice President in the Special Situations Group at TCW/Crescent Capital Group. Mr. Sheahan began his career in the investment banking division of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. Mr. Sheahan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Honors Business Administration with distinction, from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Sheahan also received a certificate of Executive Education from Harvard Business School. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

Billal Sikander

Managing Director

Billal Sikander

Billal Sikander

Managing Director

Mr. Sikander is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Mr. Sikander was previously a Portfolio Manager within Blackstone’s Senfina Advisors platform.  Prior to that, Mr. Sikander spent eight years at Serengeti Asset Management, joining as an analyst and becoming a Senior Managing Director within the research team. Before Serengeti, he was an associate at Gryphon Investors. Mr. Sikander began his career as an analyst in the Media and Telecommunications Group at DLJ. Mr. Sikander received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and a B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

Derek Staples

Managing Director

Derek Staples

Derek Staples

Managing Director

Mr. Staples is a Managing Director on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Staples was a Distressed Debt and Special Situations analyst at GMO. Before GMO, he was on the M&A Investment Team at Leucadia National Corporation and prior to that was on the Private Equity Team at Partners Group AG. Mr. Staples graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Accounting.

Daniel Sweeney

Managing Director, Direct Lending - Head of Portfolio Management

Daniel Sweeney

Managing Director, Direct Lending - Head of Portfolio Management

Mr. Sweeney is a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management for the Firm’s Direct Lending Strategy. Previously, Mr. Sweeney was with Carlyle Global Credit focusing on Middle Market Direct Lending. Prior to that, Mr. Sweeney was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley and began his career at Allied Irish Banks. Mr. Sweeney received his B.B.S. from the University of Limerick.

Nicholas Walters

Managing Director

Nicholas Walters

Managing Director

Mr. Walters is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Mr. Walters worked at Ares Management, most recently as a Managing Director in Direct Lending. Before Ares, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Wachovia Securities. Mr. Walters received his B.A. in Economics' from Princeton University.

Jared Weisman

Managing Director

Jared Weisman

Jared Weisman

Managing Director

Mr. Weisman is a Managing Director on the Firm's Restructuring team. Previously, Mr. Weisman was a Managing Director at Oak Hill and an analyst at Plainfield Asset Management. He began his career in the Financial Sponsors Group at Citigroup and graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University with a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management.

Genna Zaiman

Managing Director

Genna Zaiman

Managing Director

Ms. Zaiman is a Managing Director on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Previously, Ms. Zaiman was a loan closer in the leasing division of Citigroup, where she was responsible for managing the operations of the financing process from inception through closing. Before Citigroup, Ms. Zaiman was a mortgage coordinator at New Century Financial and Argent Mortgage. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from The George Washington University.

Andrea Zambelli

Head of Special Assets-Europe

Andrea Zambelli

Head of Special Assets-Europe

Mr. Zambelli is based in Europe and focuses on Special Assets including non-traded special situations, non-performing loans and claims-related investments. Prior to Silver Point, Mr. Zambelli was with Point Lake Capital and Novalpina Capital, where he led a credit and special situations platform. Prior to Novalpina, Mr. Zambelli was a Managing Director at CarVal Investors. He also previously held the position of Director at Citigroup and Vice President at Solomon Brothers. Mr. Zambelli graduated from Bocconi University with an MSc in Finance and the Francesco Morosini Naval Military School.

Zac Zeitlin

Managing Director, Direct Lending COO

Zac Zeitlin

Zac Zeitlin

Managing Director, Direct Lending COO

Mr. Zeitlin is the Chief Operating Officer on the Firm's Direct Lending team. Mr. Zeitlin is a Founding Partner of New Ground Ventures and had previously been a Partner in Silver Point’s lending business, working at the Firm from 2002 through 2010. Mr. Zeitlin also worked as a Senior Associate at TPG and as an analyst in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman. Mr. Zeitlin graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.A. in the Plan II Honors Program.

Jon Zinman

Managing Director

Jon Zinman

Jon Zinman

Managing Director

Mr. Zinman is a Managing Director on the Firm's Restructuring team. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Zinman was a Managing Director leading restructurings at Solus Alternative Asset Management. Before Solus, he was an associate in Kirkland & Ellis’ restructuring practice. Mr. Zinman began his career at Thacher Proffitt & Wood. He received his J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Michigan Law School and Stephen M. Ross School of Business as well as his B.A. from Duke University.

Eve Teich

Partner, Head of Investor Relations and Marketing

Eve Teich

Eve Teich

Partner, Head of Investor Relations and Marketing

Ms. Teich joined Silver Point Capital in 2003 to build the Firm’s investor relations and business development function and became a Partner in 2017.

Ms. Teich is the Head of Investor Relations and Marketing, which also includes overseeing all fundraising processes as well as responsibility for product development, public relations and brand management. Prior to Silver Point, Ms. Teich worked at Morgan Stanley as an Executive Director in Prime Brokerage. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, she worked in London with City Forum Ltd., developing international business conferences.

Ms. Teich graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.S.B.A. in Finance and Marketing.

Kathleen Bloom

Head of Human Resources

Kathleen Bloom

Kathleen Bloom

Head of Human Resources

Ms. Bloom joined Silver Point in 2013. She is the Head of Human Resources. Prior to joining Silver Point, Ms. Bloom was a Human Resources Generalist and Project Manager at Soros Fund Management. Before Soros, she spent 20 years at Goldman Sachs within Human Resources. Ms. Bloom graduated from Trinity College with a BS in Economics.

James Crutchfield

Chief Technology Officer – Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

James Crutchfield

James Crutchfield

Chief Technology Officer – Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

Mr. Crutchfield joined Silver Point in 2008. He is Chief Technology Officer – Infrastructure and Cybersecurity. Prior to joining Silver Point Capital, Mr. Crutchfield worked as a Vice President in the IT department of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Crutchfield holds both an M.S. and a B.S. in Information Systems from Marist College.

Jesse Dorigo

Chief Financial Officer – Funds

Jesse Dorigo

Jesse Dorigo

Chief Financial Officer – Funds

Mr. Dorigo joined Silver Point in 2005. He is the Chief Financial Officer of the Funds, responsible for all operations, accounting, financing, analysis and reporting related to the Silver Point Funds. Mr. Dorigo initially joined Silver Point in 2005 on the Accounting and Valuation teams, ultimately leading and developing the Valuation team, Reporting team, and the Financing team. Mr. Dorigo was named Deputy CFO of the Funds in 2017 and CFO of the Funds in January 2020. Mr. Dorigo graduated from New York University’s College of Arts and Science with a B.A. in Economics.

Stacey Hatch

Chief Financial Officer – Firm

Stacey Hatch

Stacey Hatch

Chief Financial Officer – Firm

Ms. Hatch joined Silver Point in 2004. She is the Chief Financial Officer for the Firm overseeing firm accounting and reporting as well as technology and fund accounting. Prior to joining Silver Point, Ms. Hatch was a Senior Manager for two years at Ernst & Young and spent seven years at Arthur Andersen serving audit and business advisory clients in the financial markets. Ms. Hatch graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business with an MBA in Accounting and Finance and from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Mathematics and Economics.

James Kasmarcik

Chief Compliance Officer

James Kasmarcik

James Kasmarcik

Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Kasmarcik joined Silver Point in 2008. He is the Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Silver Point, Mr. Kasmarcik worked for the Enforcement Division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as an Attorney from March 2004 to April 2008 and as a Securities Compliance Examiner from July 1999 to March 2004. Mr. Kasmarcik earned a JD from Pace Law School and a BS in Business Administration – Finance from Binghamton University.

Austin Saypol

Chief Operating Officer

Austin Saypol

Austin Saypol

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Saypol joined Silver Point in 2006. He is the Chief Operating Officer having previously spent more than a decade as a senior investment professional on the Public Desk focusing on Credit Market Opportunities and Special Situations. Prior to joining Silver Point, he was a member of the Consumer, Food and Retail Group at Lazard Ltd. Mr. Saypol graduated Summa Cum Laude from Princeton University with a B.A. in Economics.

Kevin Schraml

Chief Technology Officer – Development and Reporting

Kevin Schraml

Kevin Schraml

Chief Technology Officer – Development and Reporting

Mr. Schraml joined Silver Point in 2007. He is Chief Technology Officer – Development and Reporting. Prior to joining Silver Point Capital, Mr. Schraml worked as a Senior Developer at Pepsi Bottling Group. Mr. Schraml holds a B.S. in Information Technology from Marist College.

Steven Weiser

General Counsel

Steve Weiser

Steven Weiser

General Counsel

Mr. Weiser joined Silver Point Capital in 2011. He is the General Counsel for the Firm, overseeing all legal and compliance. Previously, Mr. Weiser was the Firm’s Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Silver Point, he was a Partner/Principal and Associate General Counsel at Ernst & Young, LLP. He also previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York, an Associate at Cravath, Swaine and Moore, and a Law Clerk for U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson. Mr. Weiser earned his J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law and graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.