Senior Managing Director
Jerry Ouderkirk is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Structured Credit at Pretium, where he has overall responsibility for the firm’s corporate credit platform. In addition to overseeing and expanding the firm’s CLO platform, Mr. Ouderkirk is building out numerous investing businesses across structured credit, including Transportation, Consumer, Commercial Real Estate, and Distressed Opportunistic Credit.
Mr. Ouderkirk joined Pretium in 2017 with 20 years of experience building and committing capital around structured credit products and platforms. Prior to joining Pretium, Mr. Ouderkirk was a Partner at Goldman Sachs, where he started the Institutional Lending Group for Goldman Sachs Bank USA that oversaw the firm’s discretionary lending and investing in the bank. He previously served as Co-Head of Global Structured Credit Trading, where he oversaw multiple capital committing businesses around the world. Mr. Ouderkirk started and ran Goldman’s CLO Trading business for over 12 years.
Mr. Ouderkirk serves on the firm’s Executive Committee, Investment Committee, and Finance Committee. He received a BA with honors in English and Economics from Colgate University. Mr. Ouderkirk serves on the board of CitySquash in New York.