Patrick McAuliffe

Managing Director and Head of Origination and Structuring

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Patrick McAuliffe is a managing director and head of origination and structuring on First Eagle Alternative Credit’s Direct Lending team and serves as a rotating member of the Direct Lending investment committee covering investments in the consumer industry. Pat became part of First Eagle in December 2017 upon the firm’s acquisition of NewStar Financial, which he had joined in 2005. Previously, he was a regional executive in Bank of America’s Metro New York region, leading its middle-market lending business in the tristate area. Prior to that, he served in a variety of senior roles over a 20-year-plus career at FleetBoston Financial before its 2004 merger with Bank of America, including president of Fleet’s Metro New York region, executive credit officer for the bank’s middle-market business, and group executive for several national specialized lending groups including oil & gas, transportation, auto, specialty finance, sports finance, utilities and environmental services. Pat earned a BS in accounting from Manhattan College.