GarMark Partners

Robert D. Long
Managing Partner

Mr. Long is a Principal of GarMark SBIC and joined GarMark full time as a Managing Principal in 2013. Mr. Long was a Senior Partner of Webster Capital, a middle market private equity firm from 2011 to 2013. He was previously Head of Asset Management and a Member of the Management Committee of Allied Capital Corporation and its successor, Ares Capital Corporation, from 2002 to 2010. At Allied he served on the Investment Committee and launched its third party asset management investment vehicles, which grew to $7.5 billion in 12 structured loan funds.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Long was a Partner at Montgomery Securities / Banc of America, where he focused on merchant banking activities from 1996 to 2000. He had previously been Head of Investment Banking and Merchant Banking for Nomura Securities North America from 1992 to 1996. He began his career in 1978 at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he served seven years in Equity research, and was a Founding Partner and Head of High Yield Research and Sales in the High Yield Bond department of the firm until 1992. At CS First Boston he was awarded positions on four teams in the Institutional Investor Research rankings. Mr. Long holds a B.A., Honors, in Economics from McGill University and was a Chartered Financial Analyst from 1984 to 2012.