Daniel Lepore is a Principal with Direct Lending focused on portfolio management of the Business Development Company (BDC). He is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lepore was a Vice President of portfolio management with ZAIS Group, LLC, where he was responsible for identifying, executing, and managing a portfolio of securitized credit investments, specializing in lower mezzanine CLO debt and equity. He also assisted in structuring CLO’s. Prior to that, Mr. Lepore held several positions at Marathon Asset Management, LLC, most recently as a Vice President of risk management, where he helped build the risk infrastructure, market models, and analytic risk reporting.
Mr. Lepore graduated magna cum laude from The College of New Jersey, with a B.S. in economics, and is a CFA Charterholder.