Mr. Goodman co-founded HPC and serves as its Executive Chairman. Prior to HPC, Mr. Goodman was a Co-Founder of GSO Capital Partners (“GSO”), the credit arm of The Blackstone Group (“Blackstone”), where he focused on the management and growth of an investment platform with over $125 billion of assets under management. Before GSO, Mr. Goodman was the Managing Partner of the Alternative Capital Division of Credit Suisse. Mr. Goodman joined Credit Suisse when they acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (“DLJ”) where he was Global Head of Leverage Finance and PE Sponsor Coverage. Mr. Goodman joined DLJ as the founder of their High Yield Capital Markets Group, having started his career in the high yield business at Drexel Burnham Lambert.
Mr. Goodman currently sits on the board of Lincoln Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Central Park Conservancy. Mr. Goodman previously served on Blackstone’s Board of Directors. He received Institutional Investor’s 2012 Money Manager of the Year Award and the 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award from Euromoney Magazine for his career achievements in the global capital markets.
Mr. Goodman graduated from Lafayette College and the Harvard Business School.