Salvatore Giannetti III joined PennantPark in February 2007 and is a Senior Partner. He is responsible for and oversees originating, underwriting, structuring, negotiating, executing, managing, and monitoring investments for the Firm, and serves as a Portfolio Manager. He also oversees various strategic initiatives for the Firm.
Sal started his career in investment banking at Chase Securities Inc. and its predecessor firms, Chemical Securities and Manufacturers Hanover. He was also a Managing Director at Bankers Trust / Deutsche Bank and UBS Investment Bank from 2000 to 2001. Throughout his career, he has worked in the Investment Banking, Syndicated Loan, and Workout & Private Equity groups. Sal currently serves on the Board of Directors of RAM Energy and ETX Energy. He previously served on the Boards of American Gilsonite, PAS Technologies, UniversalPegasus International, and EnviroSolutions.
Sal holds a BA from Hampden-Sydney College and is on the Board of Trustees. He also holds an MBA from The Mason School at The College of William & Mary.