Jeffrey R. Greene

Portfolio Manager

Credit & Portfolio Manager | Middle Market Direct Lending

Jeffrey R. Greene is a portfolio manager on the Private Credit team at First Eagle Investment Management, where he oversees the team’s exposure to a variety of technology, communications and technology-enabled business services. These include communications and network infrastructure providers, software providers, data centers, and data analytics and management companies. In addition to portfolio management, Jeff is responsible for managing the team’s credit analysts and associates, who support origination, portfolio management and other corporate functions.

Jeff joined First Eagle in December 2017 when the firm acquired NewStar Financial, where he had worked since 2005. Prior to NewStar, Jeff served for nearly a decade as a director in the Media & Telecommunications Finance Group at Fleet Financial Group. There, he managed a portfolio of middle-market transactions across a variety of industries, including cable television, publishing and various telephony and technology segments. Jeff worked closely with entrepreneurs and the bank’s capital markets groups to structure and syndicate numerous leveraged-debt-capital transactions.

In addition to his leveraged finance and banking experience, Jeff spent several years as the owner and operator of a Cape Cod, Massachusetts-based commercial fishing enterprise targeting giant Atlantic bluefin tuna.

Jeff completed a two-year management/commercial credit training program at Fleet National Bank in 1992. He earned a BS in finance at Bentley University.

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