Careers at Castlelake

Castlelake strives to be an entrepreneurial organization with driven, intelligent people who are energized by complex situations and motivated to design creative solutions – qualities that we believe have fueled our firm’s success.

Careers at Castlelake

We encourage individuals to leverage their own experiences in their daily work and embrace a willingness to grow and develop alongside the opportunities we target. Our culture seeks to balance individual ambition with a strong focus on teamwork, collaboration and the greater good. With seven core offices in Minneapolis, New York, Dallas, London, Madrid, Dublin and Singapore, the Castlelake team is comprised of approximately 230 professionals with diverse perspectives and skillsets. We believe talent is our greatest competitive advantage and fuels our ability to nimbly rotate capital deployment as capital competition, dislocation and opportunity evolves.


Castlelake's Commitment toDiversity, Equity & Inclusion

Castlelake aspires to create an equal opportunity work environment that fosters inclusivity and respects, embraces and leverages our diversity of backgrounds, experiences and thoughts. We believe this results in deeper employee engagement and better decision-making that, in turn, drives better performance for Castlelake’s investors.

We are focused on achieving the following objectives:

Offer dedicated programming for recruits and employees that fosters DEI across the organization

Benchmark progress against DEI goals and track employee engagement with DEI programming

Seek to have a positive impact in the broader alternative investment space through the firm’s management approach as well as involvement with third-party organizations

Our Values

We believe people are our most valuable asset and that investing in employees is integral to our firm’s success. We are dedicated to building a close-knit team of individuals who demonstrate our core values through the work they do every day.

Inspire Trust

We inspire trust by boldly doing the right thing and following through on our commitments; by embodying authenticity, honesty and integrity in our own actions and assuming the positive intent of others. We foster a trusting environment by leading with humility, vulnerability and empathy.

Win Together

We win together by collaborating, communicating, and engaging one another. We openly empower individuals for the good of the whole because we believe we are greater together. Just as we share our successes, we stand by each other in our failures.

Honor Stakeholders

We honor our employee, investor and community stakeholders by thoughtfully considering our impacts and acting with a sense of responsibility.

Innovate & Evolve

We innovate and evolve by respecting all ideas and courageously challenging the status quo. We find opportunity within complexity and motivate ourselves to evolve with agility.

Our People

Hear firsthand from employees about their experience working at Castlelake.

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Mia Genereux

Director, Specialty Finance
Castlelake’s global reach brings together diverse perspectives and ideas that allow us to collaborate thoughtfully on ever-evolving market opportunities and collectively overcome challenges. I am surrounded by true teammates; colleagues who inspire and challenge me every day.
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Kelsey Read

Director, Capital Markets
Castlelake has allowed me to meaningfully grow my career through strong support and guidance. The opportunity to work on new, exciting transactions across both capital structures and asset classes throughout my time at Castlelake has been invaluable.
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Eric Roedel

Senior Director, Environmental, Social & Governance
The opportunities for learning appear endless in such an intellectually stimulating and technically challenging environment. As someone who is motivated by continuous development, working at Castlelake is both rewarding and engaging.
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Sarah Jones

Senior Director, Capital Formation
I believe that Castlelake is a dynamic firm committed to innovation and integrity. I feel fortunate to work alongside colleagues who have a strong work ethic, as well as a desire to evolve and succeed as a team.
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Aadit Prasad

Managing Director, Specialty Finance
A deep focus on innovation and creativity is core to Castlelake’s investment strategy. I believe that this differentiates the firm from other market participants, while also providing the team with opportunities to work on interesting and fulfilling projects.

We are Committed to Providing a Healthy Work Environment

At Castlelake, we are committed to providing a healthy work environment that recognizes the importance of work-life integration, rewards hard work and encourages sincere relationships among colleagues. Castlelake offers comprehensive employee benefits – from competitive compensation and paid parental leave to volunteer time off and confidential employee assistance programs. We also recognize the value of providing creative, light-hearted opportunities to build camaraderie and rapport through team celebrations and other activities. We’re confident you will find your experience as an employee to be fulfilling.

Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match

Paid Family Leave

Charitable Giving Match Program

Wellness Program & Fitness Challenges

Private Health Insurance

Investing for the Greater Good

We measure our success not by the magnitude of our growth but by the impact we have on investors – those whose missions we seek to enrich through our daily work. Our purpose is to help every investor entrusting us with capital achieve its goals – whether it is a pension fund working to provide long-term financial security for its constituents, a foundation seeking to support student success or a family office looking to preserve its legacy. Castlelake seeks to never loses sight of why we do what we do and endeavors to fulfill our purpose every day.

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