Head of Direct Origination
Patrick F. McAuliffe serves as head of Direct Origination for the First Eagle Private Credit team. He has been a member of the team since 2005, when he joined NewStar Financial (acquired by First Eagle in December 2017). Prior to NewStar, Pat was regional executive in Bank of America’s Metro New York region, leading its middle market lending business in the tristate area. He previously served in a variety of senior roles over a 20+ year career at FleetBoston Financial before its merger with Bank of America, including as president of Fleet’s Metro New York region (2003-2004); executive credit officer for the bank’s middle market business (2002-2003); and group executive for several national specialized lending groups including Oil & Gas, Transportation, Auto, Specialty Finance, Sports Finance, Utilities and Environmental Services (1999-2002).
Pat has a BS degree in accounting from Manhattan College.