JP Leasure

Senior Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

JP is a senior managing director for Aristotle Pacific Capital and member of the firm’s Executive Committee. JP is a portfolio manager for the Corporate (Bank) Loan and CLO Strategies. Prior to being a founding member of Pacific Asset Management (now Aristotle Pacific Capital) in 2007, JP was a senior member of Pacific Life’s credit research team, overseeing investments in corporate bonds, high-yield, and bank-loan securities from 1997 to 2006. Prior to joining Pacific Life, JP was a member of Credit Lyonnais’ Leveraged Finance Group. JP has over 27 years of investment and banking experience and holds a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and an MBA from Columbia University.