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Joe McConnell

Partner, Deputy Co-chief Investment Officer

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McConnell joined Castlelake in 2007 and is Partner and Deputy Co-chief Investment Officer. In this role, Mr. McConnell is responsible for guiding and executing the firm’s global investment strategy across asset classes, overseeing the firm’s Opportunistic Asset Solutions and Aviation fund portfolios, and supporting the growth and development of its investment teams. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and its Investment Review Committee and is a Director of Castlelake Aviation Ltd. and Castlelake’s aircraft securitizations.

Mr. McConnell became a partner of the firm in 2017 and has previously served in portfolio management and investment roles, including co-head of the firm’s Aviation and Real Assets businesses. Prior to joining Castlelake, Mr. McConnell worked in Piper Sandler’s investment banking division. Mr. McConnell received his B.S.B. in finance and accounting from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, summa cum laude.