Brian Ford

Managing Director

Brian Ford is a managing director with Benefit Street Partners, based in our New York office. Prior to joining BSP in 2020, Mr. Ford was a managing director at Atalaya Capital where he was responsible for client relationship management and new business development. Prior to joining Atalaya, Mr. Ford served as a senior vice president of Institutional Marketing at TCW Group and as a vice president of Institutional Account Management at PIMCO on the East Coast. Prior to PIMCO, he was a portfolio management associate at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO) where he helped oversee the firm’s international portfolio of hedge funds. Previously, he served as an assistant vice president of Asian trading for HSBC Investment Bank and as a trading analyst for UBS Investment Bank.

Mr. Ford holds a bachelor degree in economics from Yale University and a master of business administration from Harvard Business School.