• Neil Wessan

    Neil Wessan

    Group Head and Managing Director, CIT Capital Markets

    Neil Wessan is Group Head and Managing Director of CIT Capital Markets. He manages teams of market professionals who structure, price, underwrite and distribute financing packages including derivative products for all of CIT's product lines.

    His areas of expertise include senior bank facilities, private high yield, project finance and mezzanine finance.

    Prior to CIT, Wessan served as Head of Capital Markets for Gleacher & Company. Before this, he was a Founding Principal at Halsey Lane Holdings and served as Managing Director and Co-Head of Jefferies & Company's Leveraged Loan Capital Markets and Syndications Group. Earlier, he held senior level positions with various financial institutions, including CIBC World Markets, ING Barings and Bankers Trust over the course of his 30+ year career.

    He received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.