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Adam Goodfriend

Chief Investment Officer at Alberleen Group


Adam Goodfriend is a Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of the The Alberleen Group and serves on the management committee of the firm. He is responsible for all of Alberleen’s principal merchant banking activities and for determining the overall investment strategy for the firm. Mr. Goodfriend has over 25 years of investment banking, capital markets, and asset management experience. From 1990 to 2003, he was responsible for structuring and executing public and private transactions, initially as a founding member of the high-yield bond origination group of Chase Securities (a predecessor of JP Morgan Chase). He was a product group head at SG Cowen, and subsequently a managing director at Bank of America Securities. In 2003, Mr. Goodfriend left banking to co-found The Airlie Group, a $1.2 billion high-yield bond and leveraged-loan hedge fund. He subsequently held senior investment positions in ultra-high-net-worth family offices. He earned his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

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