Mr. Puleo has served as an independent director at Syncora Capital Assurance Corporation since October 2009 and a director of Apollo Investment Corporation since February 2008. Mr. Puleo has also served as a director of SLM Corporation (Sally Mae) since May 2008 and Capital Markets Engineering & Trading (CMET) Holdings, LLC since June 2007.
Previously, he was a Partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP from 1978 to 2006. Mr. Puleo advised clients on structured finance transactions, bank, and bank holding company regulatory and securities law matters. He served as the Co-Chairman of Global Finance Group at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP from 1995 to 2006. Mr. Puleo was a member of the firm's executive committee from 1982 to 1991 and from 1996 to 2002.
Mr. Puleo served as a Lecturer at Columbia University School of Law from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Puleo received a B.S.E. from Princeton University and a J.D. from the New York University School of Law.