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John Fenn

Managing Director


John Fenn is a managing director in the BRG Capstone Valuation Services practice and a leader in the national portfolio valuation group. He focuses on the valuation of complex fixed-income investments, including private placements and other illiquid securities. He has more than 25 years of broad-based debt capital markets experience, primarily in leveraged finance, working in the broker-dealer community and with investment management firms. While his primary areas of expertise are in the high-yield and leveraged loan markets, his background runs the range of investment grade through deep-valued distressed product and includes emerging markets debt, structured credit, and municipal securities.

Before joining BRG Capstone, Mr. Fenn led the Fixed Income Portfolio Valuations team of a Big Four firm, where he oversaw the valuation of several large acquisition portfolios and the expansion of the firm’s middle-market valuation practice. Previously, Mr. Fenn was a managing director with a leading investment banking and financial advisory services firm, where he oversaw a team of desk analysts supporting Corporate Credit Trading. His responsibilities included positioning the desk and risk management of the traders’ books. He also served as the firm’s High-Yield Strategist, earning Institutional Investor magazine recognition. Mr. Fenn has also held senior portfolio management positions with J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Invesco, and GE Capital.


  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business
    MBA, 1990
  • City University of New York
    B.A., Mathematics and Political Science, 1984

Employment History

2014 - 2016

Citigroup Global Markets
Managing director
2003 - 2013

JP Morgan Asset Management
Vice president
2000 - 2003

Invesco NY Inc.
Managing director
1999 - 2000

GE Capital Corporation
Senior vice president
1994 - 1999

Credit Suisse
1989 - 1994

First Boston Corporation
1986 - 1988


Community/Civic Activities

  • Knights of Columbus
    Officer, Keogh Council