Team
[Founders]
Marc Lasry
Sonia Gardner
U.S. Strategy
Jane Castle
Shawn Foley
Matthew Kimble
Randal Klein
Europe Strategy
Richard Furst
Jonathan Ford
Asia Strategy
Anil Gorthy
Real Estate Strategy
Ed Gellert
Robert Gellert
Private Equity Strategy
Stephen Trevor
Performing Loans Strategy
William Maier
Patric Lager
Public Fund Strategy
Jeff Gary
Accounting,Risk AND IT/Systems
Thomas Larkin
Richard Cocozza
Nish Kolonne
Legal and Compliance
Todd Greenbarg
Eric Ross
Business Development
Cherie Alcoff
Julie Baumann
John Larkin
Randy Takian
Alexander Wolfman

Team

William Maier, Senior Portfolio Manager – Avenue Performing Loans Strategy

Mr. Maier is the Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for assisting with the direction of the investment activities of the Performing Loans Strategy.  Prior to joining Avenue in 2016, Mr. Maier spent 26 years at Natixis and its predecessor banks, Natexis and Banque Francaise du Commerce Exterieur (BFCE), where he was one of the founders of the bank’s leveraged finance business in the United States. Most recently, Mr. Maier founded and served as Senior Managing Director and Head of Coverage – Americas at Natixis with responsibility for all investment banking client relationships with corporations, financial Institutions and private equity sponsors.  As such, he chaired the bank’s Client Committee and was a member of the Senior Executive Committee of the Americas for the Corporate & Investment Bank.  He was a co-founder and served as Chief Investment Officer of Natixis Credit Opportunities Fund I, L.P. as well as a co-founder and general partner of Natixis Strategic Partners I, II, & III private equity fund-of-funds.  Mr. Maier started his career at NatWest Bank and completed the bank’s officer training program in New York and London.

Mr. Maier received a B.A. with Honors in Philosophy and Law and Economics from Cornell University (1987).