Monroe Appoints MD and Partner to Open New York Office

Monroe Credit Advisors has appointed Jeff Knopping as a managing director and partner to open its New York office. Monroe Credit Advisors is affiliated with Monroe Capital LLC, a middle market lender.


Monroe Credit Advisors LLC announced today that Jeff Knopping joined the firm as a Managing Director and Partner to open its New York office. Monroe Credit Advisors is affiliated with Monroe Capital LLC, a leading middle market lender.

“We are very pleased with the growth of our Monroe Credit Advisors business. To be able to add someone with the depth and breadth of experience that Jeff brings is great,” commented Ted Koenig, President and CEO of Monroe Capital.

“Jeff possesses a tremendous track record as an advisor and lender and has structured and raised capital for companies in a variety of industries and financial conditions over the last 25 years,” said Mark Gertzof, Managing Partner of Monroe Credit Advisors.

Jeff has raised over $50 billion in more than 200 transactions and has acted as an advisor to creditors and debtors in major restructurings and bankruptcies. Prior to Monroe, Jeff was most recently a Managing Director in William Blair & Company’s Private Capital and Special Situations groups. Jeff also spent 13 years at GE Capital where he co-founded the debt capital markets business and ultimately led all capital markets activities for GE Commercial Finance and served as the Chief Investment Officer of the Global Sponsor Finance practice. Prior to that, Jeff spent six years in Citigroup’s Loan Syndication Business.

Jeff earned his M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School. In 2011, Jeff was elected to the Turnaround Management Association’s International Board of Directors.

About Monroe Credit Advisors
Monroe Credit Advisors delivers debt capital solutions to middle market companies and their investors through strategies built for today’s dynamic credit markets. We advise on structuring and arranging credit through our relationships with a broad spectrum of debt providers including banks, commercial finance companies, debt investment funds and leasing companies. Our experienced team of leveraged finance professionals approaches the market with a lender’s perspective, delivering to our clients real time market intelligence that results in significant savings of time and money, as well as increased certainty of execution.