Ian Samuels is a Vice President at Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP), where he is responsible for origination, diligence, and execution of transactions.
Previously, he was a Principal at Centerbridge Partners L.P., where he worked on financial services, technology, and industrials investments for the firm’s private equity and credit funds. Prior to that, Ian helped to establish Nyca Partners, a venture capital fund focused on financial technology investments. Ian previously worked at the U.S. Treasury Department and was a member of its financial crisis response team in 2009 and a Senior Policy Advisor focused on financial reform, federal credit, and other projects. Ian began his career in investment banking at Blackstone.
Ian graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics and lives in New York.