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Stephen Smith
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Mr. Smith is a Portfolio Manager at CIFC and has 27 years of experience with a focus on corporate finance and CLOs. Since joining CIFC in 2006, Mr. Smith has had diverse portfolio management responsibilities including CLO fund analytics and valuation, CLO management and tranche investing. Mr. Smith spent 6 years at JPM where he began his banking career and where he received his credit training. At JPM, Mr. Smith worked in the Global Syndicated Finance and Financial Sponsor groups where he originated, structured and distributed senior bank financings. Mr. Smith also co-managed a private family investment company where he gained experience in early stage equity investing. Mr. Smith holds a B.A. in Biochemistry and Economics from Bowdoin College.