Mr. Barnett joined Castlelake in 2017 as part of the Business Development & Capital Markets team and is focused on the origination of new investment opportunities and investment financing. Prior to joining Castlelake, Mr. Barnett was with the Structured Finance group at Deutsche Bank, where he ran syndication for asset-backed securitizations, collateralized loan obligations, and Deutsche Bank's private lending business. He held similar positions at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Lehman Brothers prior to working at Deutsche Bank. Rich received his B.A. in business administration from Loyola University New Orleans in economics and finance.