Walter Marullo is a portfolio manager for First Eagle’s Private Credit team, where he manages a portfolio of credit investments and covers the healthcare and environmental services industries. He has more than 27 years of banking, credit and leveraged-finance experience.
Walter has been a member of the Private Credit team since 2005, when he joined NewStar Financial (acquired by First Eagle in December 2017). Prior to NewStar, Walter spent nearly all his banking and leveraged-finance career at FleetBoston Financial and BancBoston (one of FleetBoston’s predecessor companies), where he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility. His final posts at FleetBoston included portfolio management team leader in the environmental services, power generation, utilities, food & beverage, consumer products and for-profit healthcare sectors. In previous positions at FleetBoston, Walter structured, executed and managed leveraged non-investment-grade loan transactions within the environmental services and for-profit healthcare sectors.
Walter holds an AB from Harvard College and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the Boston Securities Analysts Society.