David Molinario is a senior analyst for First Eagle’s Private Credit team. He has been a member of the team since 2007, when he joined NewStar Financial (acquired by First Eagle in December 2017). David has 20 years of experience in capital markets, commercial lending, and the analysis and management of stressed and distressed credit. Prior to joining NewStar, he was a vice president at Wells Fargo Retail Finance, one of the industry’s largest specialty asset-based lenders. There, he was responsible for the underwriting, negotiation and syndication of all retail credit facility transactions. Prior to that, David played an active role forming the Lasalle Retail Finance lending group of ABN-AMRO Bank, providing oversight of due diligence for all potential transactions. While at IBJ Whitehall Retail Finance, David managed the workouts of several distressed credit facilities. He began his career at Foothill Capital Corporation as a loan officer.
David received his BS in finance and investments from Babson College in 1995.