Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Massaro has responsibility for managing various activities of Knighthead Capital Management, including business development, strategic planning and certain investment responsibilities. Prior to joining Knighthead, Mr. Massaro was a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance and Sponsor Coverage group at HSBC Securities. Prior to joining HSBC, Mr. Massaro was the head of High Yield and Loan Markets at RBS Greenwich Capital where his responsibilities included the coordination of RBS’s origination, distribution and trading activities relating to high yield securities, leveraged loans, CDS and distressed loans. Prior to joining RBS, Mr. Massaro was a Managing Director and Global Head Leveraged Finance at UBS Investment Bank. His responsibilities included: (i) capital commitments and firm strategy for non-investment grade loans, bridge loans, high yield bonds and mezzanine securities, (ii) business origination, deal structuring and underwriting and, (iii) managing the department’s marketing and execution resources. Additionally, Mr. Massaro was a member of the Investment Banking Operating Committee, Fixed Income Operating Committee, and Global Syndicated Finance Commitments Committee. He was also a member of the UBS Investment Bank Board of Directors. Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Massaro worked for Lehman Brothers where he was a Senior Vice President in High Yield Capital Markets, Salomon Smith Barney and J.P. Morgan. Mr. Massaro received a B.A. in Chemical Engineering from Yale University in 1988 and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1992.