Jess Larsen

Chief Executive Officer


Jess Larsen is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Briarcliffe Private Credit. Jess has over 16 years of private credit experience. Most recently, he was a Partner and CEO of Americas for FIRSTavenue Partners, a global advisory and capital placement agency. Prior to FIRSTavenue, Jess was the Global Head of Institutional Sales & Marketing at Highland Capital Management, and Global Head of Sales and partner at VCM Fund Management. At Merrill Lynch he launched and led the firm’s European Family Office Group. Jess studied in Cambridge, Antwerpen and received a Bachelor in Economics from Copenhagen Business School. He also served on the board of the World Affairs Council in Dallas.