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GPS Investment Partners

A Principal Investment Partnership 

GPS TEAM

GPS Investment Partners

A Principal Investment Partnership

GPS TEAM

GPS Investment Partners

A Principal Investment Partnership

GPS TEAM

GPS Investment Partners

A Principal Investment Partnership

GPS TEAM

The Team

Marc Spilker

Marc Spilker is a Founding Member of GPS Investment Partners, LLC, an Executive Chairman of Merchant Investment Management and the Chairman of Chiron Investment Management, LLC. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Spilker was President of Apollo Global Management and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. In 2010, prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Spilker retired from Goldman Sachs following a 20-year career with the firm. At Goldman he served as co-head of the Investment Management Division (IMD) and was also a member of the firmwide Management and Risk Committees.

 

Mr. Spilker previously served on the Investment Advisory Committee at Google and was a member of the American Stock Exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Council of Economic and Fiscal Advisors for Governor Andrew Cuomo. He has served on the boards of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, the Stone and Bridge Street Funds, BrokerTec and Bondbook, LLC.

 

Mr. Spilker is a board member of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Undergraduate Executive Board, iSentium, LLC, Maxim Capital Group, LLC, The New 42nd Street, Inc., The Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine Advisory Board at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Advisory Board for Mount Sinai’s Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology. Additionally, he serves on the Third Way Board of Trustees, where he is the Founder of Third Way’s Capital Markets Initiative, is a member of the Social Finance, Inc. Advisory Council and chairs the RFK Leadership Council at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.

 

Mr. Spilker received the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award in 2010 and is a recipient of the 2016 Wharton Alumni Award for Distinguished Service. He is a committed supporter of independent public affairs documentaries and has provided funding for three prime time PBS specials, all of which received critical acclaim and numerous awards. These films include Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence (PBS 2007), Jerusalem: Center of the World (PBS, 2009), and The Jewish Journey: America (PBS, 2015). Mr. Spilker also supported an independently produced documentary short about the life of pianist Byron Janis and a five-part media series for The New 42nd Street, Inc.

 

Mr. Spilker graduated with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Scott Prince

Scott Prince is a Founding Member of GPS Investment Partners, LLC, an Executive Chairman of Merchant Investment Management and the Vice Chairman of Chiron Investment Management, LLC. He is also a Partner of Maxim Capital Group, a real estate investment and lending platform where he is a Member of the Board and Chairman of the Risk Committee. Additionally, Scott is a Board Member of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, where he is a Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a Member of the Audit Committee.

 

Scott was formerly Co-Managing Partner of Skybridge Capital from 2007 until 2011. Prior to Skybridge, Scott was a Partner at Eton Park Capital Management from launch in 2004 until 2007, where he headed global trading and the fund’s derivatives business. Scott was Co-Head of Equities Trading and Global Equity Derivatives at Goldman Sachs through 2004. He was named a Partner in 1998 and served on the firm’s Finance Committee and the Equity Division’s Risk and Operating Committees. He was a Director of the International Securities Exchange from 2002 to 2004, a Member of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Undergraduate Executive Board from 2008 to 2017 and has served as a Board Member of the Hope and Heroes Pediatric Cancer Foundation since 2001.

 

Scott received an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Enrico Gaglioti

Enrico Gaglioti is a Co-founder of GPS Investment Partners and Chief Executive Officer of Chiron Investment Management. Mr. Gaglioti was formerly a Partner at Goldman Sachs & Co where he served as the Global Head of Equity Sales and most recently served as an advisory director of Goldman Sachs Investment Management Division.  Mr. Gaglioti started at Goldman Sachs in 1998, was named Managing Director in 2001, and Partner in 2002. He served on the Firmwide Business Standards Committee, Securities Division Executive and Operating Committees, as well as the Hedge Fund/Private Equity Screening Committee. Mr. Gaglioti is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Don Bosco Prep High School, and he serves as a member on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the Board of Advisors of James Madison University’s College of Business, and the Board of the James Madison University Foundation. He earned a BBA from James Madison University College of Business in 1994.

Barry Bergman

Barry Bergman is a Partner at GPS Investment Partners and the Managing Partner of ALBA Investments. He is a Partner of Maxim Capital Group, a real estate investment and lending platform where he is Chairman of the Investment Committee. In 2009, he co‐founded Lake Success Rentals, an owner and operator of over 2,500 homes and apartments in South Florida and North Carolina. Since 2010, Lake Success, in partnership with Tricon Capital Group, purchased, rehabilitated, and operated, over $200 million of single family residences in the Southeast United States. Mr. Bergman also sits on the Advisory Board of Encore Housing Opportunity Fund. Prior to founding ALBA Investments, Mr. Bergman spent 12 years as a Managing Director at Credit Suisse and its predecessor, Donaldson, Lufkin, Jenrette, in the Leveraged Finance Department. Previously, Mr. Bergman spent 13 years at Morgan Stanley in the firm’s Leveraged Finance Group. He is currently on the Finance Committee and an executive board member of The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty. Mr. Bergman received an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Chicago and a BS degree in Economics and Business from SUNY Binghamton.

Rick D’Amico

Prior to joining GPS, Mr. D’Amico was in the Investment Management group at Merrill Lynch where he focused on alternative investments for the majority of his career. He was on the portfolio management team that ran a suite of fund of hedge fund portfolios with approximately $1billion assets under management. He was responsible for sourcing and dilligencing managers for the Hedge Access platform and launched 3 strategy specific hedge fund portfolios. Mr. D’Amico worked across alternative investment strategies, allocating over $5 billion of assets, and creating bespoke portfolios for large clients. Mr. D’Amico graduated with a B.S. in Finance from the McDonough School of Business of Georgetown University.

Robert Nitkin

Rob Nitkin is an investment principal at GPS Investment Partners, responsible for evaluating, executing and monitoring investments across GPS’s private equity and distressed investment strategies.  Prior to joining GPS, Mr. Nitkin worked in the Securities Division at Goldman Sachs performing analysis and diligence on strategic acquisition and growth opportunities.  Previously, he worked at Ernst and Young LLP as a member of the Transaction Advisory team where he performed acquisition diligence and financial modeling for private equity and corporate clients.  Mr. Nitkin earned his undergraduate degree from the Cornell University School of Engineering and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Glen Chesir

Glen Chesir is a Vice President at GPS Investment Partners and a member of the investment team, working directly with the principals of the firm. Glen works with GPS’ portfolio companies, helping incubate and grow asset management platforms. Currently, Glen works extensively with CoVenture, Piton Investment Management, Cedar Glade Capital, and Maxim Capital Group. Additionally, Glen sources, evaluates, and executes private equity opportunities across a variety of sectors including financial services and fintech, media & entertainment and alternative lending.

 

Previously, Glen was an analyst for Cedar Glade Capital, a boutique hedge fund specializing in distressed investments and litigation finance. Glen graduated Cum Laude from Brandeis University in 2015, earning a BA in Business with a focus in Finance, and Politics. At Brandeis, Glen was the Managing Editor of the independent newspaper, The Justice.

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