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About Us

About Us

Garnet Capital Advisors is a financial-services company specializing in managing loan portfolio sales and providing valuation services to banks and other credit grantors. Garnet was founded by Lou DiPalma, Sean McVity, and Robin Ishmael – industry leaders who began their loan sale careers together in the early 1990s. The firm has grown over the years by applying their expertise and client-centered focus to help clients achieve their goals.

Garnet Capital Advisors provides career-length expertise and intensive, cradle-to-grave advisory services across the full range of asset types and performance categories.

  • Garnet is headquartered in New York, with U.S. offices in San Juan, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Houston
  • Senior management has over 100 years combined experience in the loan-sale advisory business
  • Expertise in the full range of commercial, residential, consumer and charged-off assets
  • NCUA Loan Sale Advisor and Valuation Advisor
  • Employs 27 professionals, formerly with Cohane Rafferty, Meenan McDevitt, Société Générale, Lehman Brothers, Keefe Bruyette & Woods, Citibank, First Boston, PNC, Goldman, RBS, Chemical Bank, and the Risk Management Association
  • Sales database of over 23,000 secondary market participants
  • Garnet is compliant with both PCI-DSS and the ISO 27002 international data-security standard. Garnet has been fully vetted and approved as a vendor by dozens of major institutions nationwide.