Eric M. Herr serves as a Managing Director in NewStar’s Leveraged Finance Group with responsibility for originating and structuring lending opportunities, working with both middle market companies and private equity firms with middle market investment strategies.
Eric has more than 20 years of experience in leveraged finance and sponsor coverage, working primarily with middle market companies and private equity firms. He joined NewStar from the Carlyle Group where he was a Principal in the GMS Finance organization. Prior to joining Carlyle, he was a Managing Director and founding member of Churchill Financial. Before that, Eric was a Managing Director and a senior banker at GE Antares, a division of GE Capital. He also served as Senior Vice President and Team Leader in Risk Management for GE Commercial Finance. His earlier career also included positions at Transamerica and Chrysler Capital.
Eric has a B.S. degree in Finance from Rider University.