Mr. Persico joined Littlejohn as Head of Capital Formation for Credit Strategies in March of 2023. Mr. Persico’s responsibilities include overseeing the firm’s fundraising and marketing efforts. Prior to joining Littlejohn, Mr. Persico was the COO and Head of Business Development at Briarwood Chase Management. Prior to Briarwood, Mr. Persico spent close to a decade at Tilden Park Capital Management, a multi-strategy asset manager, and served as the firm’s Head of Business Development and Investor Relations. Mr. Persico began his career as an investment analyst at Merrill Lynch and subsequently for GCM Grosvenor, where he ran the firm’s London office and was also a member of the portfolio management and research teams when he was based in the US. Mr. Persico holds a BA in Economics and Philosophy from Emory University.