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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.

Our Team

John C. Fernando

Managing Partner

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.

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Frank M. Gren

Managing Partner

Frank M. Gren is a trusted advisor to the highest levels of federal and state governments, investment banks, and the trial bar regarding issues ranging from national security to esoteric financing.  Mr. Gren has previously served in the US Navy as an aviator, Head of Nominations and Appointments for the Naval Academy, and Congress/Senate Liaison.



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Noah F. Cutler

Managing Director

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.



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