Andreas Skibiel joined GarMark in 2015 with significant experience in leveraged finance and private debt investing. Previously, Mr. Skibiel was a Partner at York Street Capital Partners, a middle-market focused mezzanine fund manager that he helped launch in 2002. He was responsible for all facets of mezzanine debt and other junior capital investments made in private equity sponsored companies operating in a variety of industries. Mr. Skibiel also oversaw finance and administrative functions within the firm.
From 1990 to 2002, Mr. Skibiel held a variety of roles at CIT and its acquired predecessors, Newcourt Capital and AT&T Capital. He was a senior member of the Corporate Finance Group, which provided leveraged debt financings for sponsored and non-sponsored companies. He also executed a variety of debt and structured equity transactions in project finance and leveraged leasing. Earlier in his career, Mr. Skibiel was a consultant with Brown, Vence & Associates, providing energy and waste management advice to clients in finance and government, and was an engineer with Sohio Petroleum Company. Mr. Skibiel graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and later received an M.B.A in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley.