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Mark Pickering

Managing Director

Atlanta, GA

Mark Pickering is a Managing Director leading SG’s asset based lending group and is responsible for originations, deal execution, collateral monitoring, and portfolio management. He joined the SGCP team in April 2023 and is based in the Atlanta office.

Mark began his commercial lending career in 1995 with Fleet Bank and has over 28 years of credit, origination, management, and operational roles working with middle-market companies as an asset-based lender. Prior to joining SGCP, Mark was a Senior Vice President with Gibraltar Business Capital (“GBC”) and responsible for originating and structuring new debt investments. Prior to GBC, he was a Principal with Ares Commercial Finance and was responsible for originating and structuring senior debt facilities for private equity groups and middle-market companies. Mark also held several roles in origination, underwriting, and portfolio management during his 10+ years with SunTrust Bank and Guaranty Business Credit.

Mark began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with KPMG and also served several years as the Director of Lender Services for Moore Colson CPAs & Advisors training and managing auditors to perform financial and collateral due diligence procedures for lenders in the Southeast market. Mark received a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from State University of New York at Buffalo.