Managing Director, Private Finance
2301 Rosecrans Avenue, Ste 4194, El Segundo, CA 90245
Mr. Berty joined the Gladstone Companies in July 2014. He currently serves as a Managing Director, Private Finance, in our Los Angeles, CA office focusing on debt and equity investments in privately held companies.
Mr. Berty has over 22 years of experience originating, structuring, and underwriting leveraged finance and mezzanine transactions for middle market borrowers. Prior to joining us, Mr. Berty was a Principal at Caltius Mezzanine, a $500MM mezzanine fund focused on junior capital and minority equity investments in middle market companies. Prior to this, Mr. Berty was a Vice President at D. E. Shaw Direct Capital, where he was responsible for originating new investment opportunities across all levels of the capital structure, including senior debt, mezzanine, and equity. Previously, Mr. Berty was a Director at CapitalSource and focused on senior and subordinated debt investments to support buyout and recapitalization transactions. Mr. Berty’s earlier lending experience also includes credit management and underwriting positions at Transamerica Technology Finance and Fleet Capital Corporation. Mr. Berty received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southern California.