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Kasser Susan
Susan Kasser, CFA
Head of Private Debt
Managing Director
New York


26 Years of Industry Experience
11 Years with Neuberger Berman
Susan Kasser, CFA, is the Head of Neuberger Berman Private Debt. The Private Debt business manages $16 billion of investor capital dedicated to investing in first-lien and unitranche loans to market-leading companies owned by private equity firms. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, she was an investment professional in the Direct Lending business of the Carlyle Group. Prior to that, Susan worked at Goldman Sachs in several roles, including as an investment banker in the Leveraged Finance group, a fund investor and direct private equity co-investor in the Private Equity Group, and as a financial analyst in Global Investment Research. Susan was named one of Pensions & Investment's 2023 Most Influential Women in Institutional Investing. In addition to serving on the National Board of the Enterprise Club of the American Enterprise Institute, Susan serves on the Investment Committee and the Board of Directors for Vail Health, an independent, nonprofit health care system in Eagle County, Colorado. She has an MA in International Economics and Finance and a BA in Philosophy from Brandeis University, where she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.