Direct Lending

Special Opportunities

Jason Gelberd

Partner, Co-Head of Direct Lending

Jason joined Comvest Partners in 2013. He is a Partner of the Firm and Co-Head of Direct Lending for Comvest’s direct lending strategy. He serves as a member of Comvest’s Executive Committee and Operating Committee as well as the investment committees for the direct lending and special opportunities strategies. In addition, Jason is responsible for the portfolio management and operations of both strategies in addition to originating, structuring and managing direct lending investments.

Prior to joining Comvest, Jason was a Director of Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group within the Special Situations group, where he focused on underwriting and structuring senior and junior debt transactions to middle-market companies and led the development and growth of a successful Lender Finance product line that invested capital in commercial and consumer specialty finance companies. Before that, he was a Vice President at Antares Capital, where he provided senior and junior capital to private equity sponsor-backed middle-market companies. Jason’s lending career also has included commercial lending positions at First Source Financial and LaSalle National Bank.

Jason received an M.B.A. from the Charles Kellstadt School of Business at DePaul University and a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa.