Mission & Vision
North Fork Partners was formed in 2014 with the primary purpose of originating and funding private debt transactions to generate superior risk-adjusted returns. The current management team has been originating and funding similar transactions through superior structuring and industry knowledge since 2010.
North Fork Partners, is uniquely positioned to originate and underwrite private investments. Through our network of originators along with our deep legal, accounting and auditing expertise, we have created a long track record of analyzing and structuring financings for underserved companies.
John C. Fernando
John C. Fernando has 20 years of experience in the specialty finance arena as a lender, investment banker and attorney. He has expertise in a variety of financial products, from secured and unsecured lending to asset-backed securities private equity investments. Mr. Fernando was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Virginia Tech Foundation for a three-year term in 2016 and is an active member of the Foundation’s Investment Committee.
Prior to joining North Fork Partners, Mr. Fernando was the president of Boston Finance Group where he oversaw the origination and underwriting of BFG’s debt portfolio. From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Fernando led a team originating and structuring new and complex ABS at Lehman Brothers. During his tenure at Lehman, Mr. Fernando executed cash and synthetic securitizations of asset classes including corporate loans, credit linked notes, legal fees, structured settlements, commercial aircraft, cell towers, FCC licenses, intellectual property rights, and utility rate reduction bonds. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Fernando was an attorney at Brown & Wood where he provided tax advice on structured finance transactions. Mr. Fernando holds a B.S. in Physics from Virginia Tech, a J.D. from William & Mary, and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.
Noah F. Cutler
Noah F. Cutler has over 15 years of structured finance and credit experience, having underwritten over $5B worth of secured and unsecured debt. Additionally, he has structured and closed over $100MM of asset-backed loan facilities for small to medium sized businesses.