October 12, 2021
Appointments Will Enhance Firm’s Marketing, Project Management and Fundraising Capabilities to Meet Growing Investor Demand for Private Credit
NEW YORK – October 12, 2021 – Briarcliffe Credit Partners (“Briarcliffe”), a placement agent dedicated exclusively to private credit, announced today that it has made two key hires across marketing, project management and fundraising to augment the firm’s specialized private credit capabilities:
· Ryan Tirre – Director of Marketing: Ryan, who will be leading the firm’s brand and communications strategies, brings more than 15 years of experience in corporate marketing. Prior to joining Briarcliffe, he managed marketing operations at Solomon Partners, a boutique M&A advisory. Previously, Ryan led capital markets marketing and business development at Proskauer Rose LLP and Freshfields US LLP. His career began at Lehman Brothers in event marketing.
· Conner Brophy – Senior Associate, General Partner Advisory: Prior to joining Briarcliffe, Conner worked in investor relations & fundraising at Story Ventures, a venture capital fund based in New York. Previously, he was an Associate at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, where he worked in loan capital markets on originating, underwriting, and syndicating corporate debt facilities across a variety of credit profiles and industries. Conner began his career as an investment banking Associate at Commerzbank AG.
“We are incredibly excited to welcome Ryan and Conner to our team, as they each bring essential skills and expertise needed to enhance our position as the go-to private credit placement agent,” said Jess Larsen, Briarcliffe Founder and CEO. “Investor interest in private credit continues to grow, and we remain committed to leveraging the best talent to meet this demand and ensure limited partners have access to top-tier funds.”
About Briarcliffe Credit Partners
Briarcliffe Credit Partners is an exclusively dedicated private credit placement agent. Headquartered in New York, Briarcliffe seeks to capitalize on the increasing complexity and growth of the private credit market. The firm provides fundraising services to private credit investment firms with proven niche strategies outside direct lending, with fund sizes up to $1.5 billion and potentially higher.