Brett Graffy, CAIA

Managing Director, Private Credit

Brett is a Managing Director on the Investment Research team and has over 12 years of industry experience. He is actively involved throughout the investment process including sourcing, screening and evaluating private credit primary, secondary, co-investment and SMA investments. Brett also works with Aksia’s global institutional clients on private credit portfolio strategy and construction and related investment advisory activities.

Prior to joining Aksia in 2023, Brett was the Associate Director at Marquette Associates, where he was a member of the Research Team, and led coverage of private credit, private equity, growth equity, and venture capital investments for the firm’s institutional clients. Prior to joining Marquette, Brett was a director at a New York City-based financial technology start-up. He previously held roles in the Institutional Groups at Invesco, Deutsche Bank, and Sentinel Investments where he led relationship development for the firm’s largest clients. Prior to embarking on his corporate career, Brett played professional baseball with Chicago White Sox.

Brett graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in History and holds an MBA from Yale School of Management. He holds the CAIA designation.