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James Finnerty
Executive Director

Mr. Finnerty has 29 years of corporate finance experience. Prior to joining CIFC, he worked as credit sector specialist on Citigroup’s high yield trading desk where he covered the building products, homebuilding, basic materials, industrials and aerospace defense sectors.
Prior to that, Mr. Finnerty was an Institutional Investor ranked high yield publishing analyst at Citigroup covering the building products, homebuilding, basic materials and gaming sectors. Prior to his investment research career, Mr. Finnerty was a member of Citigroup’s (Salomon Brothers) Emerging Market Fixed Income Desk (NY & London) and Citigroup’s Fixed Income Credit Derivatives Financial Control Group. Mr. Finnerty holds an M.B.A. in Finance and a B.A. in Economics from Fordham University.