Andrew Karasyk is an Associate Director, Investments. In this role, he focuses on portfolio management, manager research, and sponsor diligence and assists in maintaining and managing the team’s model equity and credit focused portfolios. In addition, he helps lead the team’s private investment diligence efforts in the private credit, private equity, real estate, venture capital, and hedge fund spaces. With a foundation in investment banking and young technology companies, Andrew has had experience in financial analysis, diligence processes, and strategic analysis. As a member of the team’s portfolio management committee and investment committee, he brings a focus on assessing the financial stability and risk of target investments and provides insights on crucial decision-making processes.
Prior to joining Cresset in 2023, Andrew was a Senior Associate at First Republic Investment Management. Before joining First Republic, Andrew spent time at two young technology companies. Preceding his time in technology, he was an Investment Banking Associate at Societe Generale, and an Investment Banking Analyst at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
Andrew earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and international business from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Andrew lives in the NYC area and enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends and family, skiing, and New York sports.