Senior Management, Originations

Ben Marzouk

Managing Director – New York Region Group Head

Phone: 646-454-2675


Office Location: New York

Joined the team: 2012


  • Emory University, B.S. in Economics and Political Science
  • Emory University Goizueta School of Business, M.B.A. in Finance


  • Praesidian Capital, Managing Director
  • Market Credit Advisors, Co-Founder and Partner
  • CIT Group. Inc., Managing Director
  • Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Director
  • Citigroup, Vice President
  • Manufacturers Hanover Banking Corporation Chemical Banking Corporation


  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Fundless Sponsors in Private Equity

Hometown: Smithtown, NY

Favorite Food: Veal Parmigiana

Favorite Movie: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Full Bio

Mr. Marzouk is Managing Director and New York Group Head.  He is responsible for originating new investments in the northeast region and responsible for due diligence, structuring and execution.  Mr. Marzouk has over 35 years of leveraged finance and advisory experience and has completed over $7.0 billion in leveraged finance transactions.  His debt capital experience includes senior and second lien debt, unitranche, mezzanine and high yield debt in addition to equity to non-investment grade companies across numerous industries. Prior to Monroe, Mr. Marzouk was a Managing Director at Praesidian Capital, a provider of junior capital and equity.  Prior to Praesidian, he was Co-Founder and Partner of Credit Market Advisors and one of the founding members of CIT Group, Inc.’s Equity Sponsor Group.  Before joining CIT, Mr. Marzouk was the Deputy Group Head of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein’s Leverage Finance Group.  Mr. Marzouk started his career at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company.  Mr. Marzouk earned his B.S. in Economics and Political Science and his M.B.A. in Finance from Emory University Goizueta School of Business.  Mr. Marzouk is a member of ACG and Fundless Sponsors in Private Equity.