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Jeffry S. Pfeffer :: MANAGING PARTNER

In 1999, Jeff co-founded CapX and is the firm’s Managing Partner. His responsibilities include new business development, fund raising and portfolio administration. Additionally, he serves as CFO for CapX and is responsible for the firm’s SBA relationship.

Jeff has over 25 years of small to midsize business finance experience focusing on delivering superior risk adjusted returns to CapX’s private investors. He co-founded the firm with Jim Hallene during an investment vintage when alternative secured financing strategies were deemed not “sexy.” To date, he and his partners have raised over $400 million of total capital in four funds and were instrumental in creating a new investment strategy for the SBIC Debenture Program. Jeff’s areas of expertise include equipment lease financing, mezzanine debt capital and finding solutions to unsolved financing needs.

Prior to CapX, Jeff was a First Vice President /Regional Manager, responsible for a three state region and $200 million new asset team for Banc One Leasing Corporation. His career in investment management began as a credit analyst and commercial banker. In 1995, he started his equipment leasing career by helping create American National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago’s (ANB) equipment leasing business.

Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brandeis University and a master’s degree in finance from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. He has served on the Board of the Midwest Regional Association of Small Business Investment Companies (MWRASBIC) from 2006 to 2010 finishing as the region’s President. Jeff is a member of the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) and the Illinois Venture Capital Association (IVCA), and supports Link Unlimited as a member of its Private Equity Council. He is proud to be a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. A golf and culinary enthusiast, Jeff lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

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