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Joe Romic

Managing Director

Joe joined Hancock Capital Management, now operating as Manulife Investment Management, in 2017. He is primarily responsible for managing the marketing and origination functions of the senior credit business.

Prior to joining the firm, Joe spent over 25 years originating, underwriting, closing and managing senior debt, subordinated debt and minority equity investments to support private equity sponsors in their acquisitions of middle market companies. During this time, Joe also participated in control equity investing as well as distressed account management. Most recently, Joe spent over eight years at American Capital, Ltd. where he served as a Managing Director in the Sponsor Finance Group. Prior to joining American Capital, Joe spent four years as a Director in the Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group and 13 years in the Sponsor Finance units of GE Capital and Heller Financial. Joe spent over two years at the start of his career with KPMG Peat Marwick on the audit staff.

  • Illinois Wesleyan University, BS, Accounting
  • Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, Masters of Management