Senior Management

Aaron Peck

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager - BDCs & Co-Head, Opportunistic Credit

Phone: 312-523-2363


Office Location: Chicago

Joined the team: 2012


  • University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, B.S. in Commerce
  • University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, M.B.A. with Honors in Finance


  • Deerfield Capital Management, Chief Investment Officer
  • AEG Investors, LLC, Senior Director
  • Black Diamond Capital, Research Associate – Leveraged Finance
  • Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup), Vice President – High Yield

Hometown: Falls Church, VA

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Movie: Fargo

Full Bio

Mr. Peck is a Managing Director, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Monroe Capital’s Opportunistic Private Credit investment vehicles.  He is also Portfolio Manager for Monroe’s retail and high net worth investment funds including serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Monroe Capital Corporation’s publicly held business development company (NASDAQ:MRCC). He joined the firm in 2012 and is a member of Monroe’s Investment Committee.  Mr. Peck has over 25 years of experience in credit, lending, high yield, distressed credit and public company operations and investor relations.  Prior to Monroe, Mr. Peck was Chief Investment Officer at Deerfield Capital Management and was responsible for the investment teams at Deerfield including syndicated and middle market loan teams which managed over $5 billion in assets. Mr. Peck was also chief portfolio manager for Deerfield’s publicly-traded specialty finance mortgage REIT and in that capacity, was the key point of contact for all institutional and retail investors, investment banking research analysts, lenders and investment bankers. Prior to Deerfield, he worked in leveraged credit at several investment firms including AEG Investors, Black Diamond Capital, Salomon Smith Barney, and ESL Investments. Mr. Peck earned his M.B.A. with Honors from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and his B.S. in Commerce from The University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce.