Patrick McAuliffe

Head of Direct Origination

Head of Direct Origination | Middle Market Direct Lending

Patrick F. McAuliffe serves as head of direct origination for First Eagle’s Private Credit team. He joined First Eagle in December 2017 when the firm acquired NewStar Financial, where he had worked since 2005. 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.

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