About McCarvill Capital Partners

McCarvill Capital Partners is an independent private placement firm dedicated to raising capital for a wide range of alternative investment funds and direct private placement transactions. Our team is comprised of senior professionals who have advised and secured capital for best-in-class alternative investment managers and companies around the globe. MCP engages in a limited number of mandates enabling us to provide each client with an unparalleled level of focus, commitment, and attention throughout the fundraising process. MCP represents fund managers from established firms to new managers across a broad range of alternative investment strategies:

Real Assets: Energy, Infrastructure, Natural Resources

Private Equity: Buyouts, Growth, Venture Capital

Private Credit: Distressed, Mezzanine, Direct Lending

Real Estate: Value-Add, Opportunistic, Credit

Our Proven Approach

General partners must be well-positioned in today’s crowded and highly competitive fundraising marketplace. Our seasoned team works closely with our clients to differentiate each offering and execute a tailored marketing plan. MCP takes a rigorous approach to each phase of the sales process:

Representative Mandates

The McCarvill Capital Partners team has collectively raised over 80 funds for fund managers across the alternative asset class. Our team has the know-how to succeed with “heavy lift” first-time funds as well as the flexibility to take on top-offs, direct deal placements, and advisory assignments. Engaging in a limited number of mandates enables us to provide each client with an unparalleled level of focus, commitment, and attention throughout the fundraising process. MCP currently represents a diverse group of private equity, private debt, and real asset funds targeting a combined $5 billion.


Our Team

McCarvill Capital Partners has a team of highly experienced professionals with complementary skill sets and successful track records for raising capital for alternative investment funds across a variety of market conditions. The team has helped raise capital for over 80 funds, for many of today’s most established managers many of which were first-time funds pursuing new market opportunities and strategies.

James J. McCarvill, Jr.


Jim is the Founder and Managing Partner of McCarvill Capital Partners. He is responsible for the overall management of the firm and has sales coverage in the Northeast and Western U.S. Prior to founding MCP, Jim was Co-Managing Partner at First Avenue Partners. For seven years prior to that, Jim was a Partner at C.P. Eaton Partners responsible for fundraising primarily for real asset funds. He also worked in the fundraising groups of Lehman Brothers, Bank of America and Farrell Marsh where he raised capital for a wide range of funds. Prior to that, he was a marketing rep for IBM and a telecom engineer at NYNEX. He earned an MBA in Finance from Fordham University and a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.

Daniel J. Meade - Head of Sales & Partner
Dan is responsible for sales coverage in the Mid-West and Southeastern U.S. and Canada. Prior to joining MCP, Dan was a Principal on the North American Marketing Team at Apollo Global Management where he worked across all of Apollo’s asset classes: Private Equity, Credit and Real Estate. Previously, Dan was Head of  Business Development at Pomona Capital, Senior Vice President on the Private Funds Team at C.P. Eaton Partners and a Vice President on the Marketing team at Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn.  Dan began his career on the Equity Research Sales desk at Bear, Stearns & Co. where he was an Associate Director. He earned a B.A. from Georgetown University.

Daniel J. Meade

Head of Sales & Partner

Brian J. Newman - Partner
Brian is responsible for origination and project management.  Prior to joining MCP, Brian was a Partner at Pinnacle Trust Partners and previously a Vice President at C.P. Eaton Partners handling similar placement responsibilities for private equity, private credit and real assets assignments.  Earlier in his career, Brian worked in investment banking and private equity for Credit Suisse First Boston, ArcLight Capital, CRT Capital and Goldsmith Agio Helms.  He earned a B.A. from Colby College and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Brian J. Newman


Allison L. Zaccherio - Director
Allison is responsible for campaign management, project administration, and interfacing with clients. Prior to joining MCP, she worked as a Project Manager and Analyst for several asset managers including Citi Capital Advisors, Barclays Global Investors, and Wells Fargo Advisors. She began her career as a Business Systems Analyst at Prudential Securities. She earned a B.P.S. in Management with a minor in Mathematics from New York Institute of Technology.

Allison L. Zaccherio


Michelle B. Brooks - Vice President
Michelle is responsible for project and campaign management and interfacing with clients, along with management of the New York office. Prior to joining MCP, she was with First Avenue Partners where she was a Vice President and part of the project management team and responsible for the firm’s marketing efforts. Previously, Michelle was Director of Marketing at Atlantic-Pacific Capital where she was part of the project management team and was responsible for project management and the firm’s marketing efforts.

Michelle B. Brooks

Vice President

Debbie M. McCarthy - Associate
Debbie is responsible for the coordination of logistical and administrative aspects of all fundraising campaigns. In addition, she assists in the day to day operations of the office.  Prior to joining MCP, she was with Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn LLC where she was a Client Service Representative where she assisted in the launch of the Windridge Funds from ING to CRM. Prior to this, Debbie was a Sales Assistant with ING Furman Selz Asset Management and WinTrade. She attended St. Angela’s College in Cork Ireland.

Debbie M. McCarthy


Robert T. Hotarek - Senior Advisor
Bob serves as a Senior Advisor and is focused on establishing new relationships with private banks, asset managers and family offices. He has many years of significant experience through his positions at Citigroup Capital Markets and Lazard Freres. Bob is the Co-Founder and President of the Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund, a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides vital financial support to meet the needs of the 75th Ranger Regiment and their families. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Marquette University and an MBA from New York University.

Robert T. Hotarek

Senior Advisor

Contact Us

For more information or questions, please call or email:

777 Third Avenue
25th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(646) 380-4470

McCarvill Capital Partners

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