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John DiRocco
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. DiRocco has 42 years of experience in financial services. Mr. DiRocco joins CIFC after serving as the Chief Operating Officer and founding member of Reef Road Capital Management. Prior to Reef Road Capital Management, Mr. DiRocco’s career includes the CFO and COO functions at Citadel Investment Group and Paloma Partners LP respectively, throughout both firm’s major growth periods. Mr. DiRocco also served as COO of credit fund Bell Point Capital and equity fund Balance Asset Management. He built and ran Shearson Lehman’s international stock loan, prime brokerage and repo businesses as well as founding London Global Securities, an international financing and securities lending intermediary. Mr. DiRocco has built broker dealers in five different countries as well as two technology firms and has been internationally recognized for his contributions to securities industry. Mr. DiRocco received a B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany, graduating summa cum laude.