Ben Gerig
Chief Executive Officer
Northlight Capital Partners LLC

Ben Gerig is Chief Executive Officer of Northlight Capital Partners, a distressed real estate credit fund manager based in Westport, CT. Northlight has invested over $400MM of capital on behalf of various institutional investors over the past 10 years in a variety of opportunistic real estate credit strategies. His primary responsibilities include real estate assets valuation, portfolio management, loan servicing and executing on the fund’s managed assets investment strategy. He is responsible for overseeing the acquisitions and business development team as well as overseeing compliance. 
Prior to founding NCP, Mr. Gerig held various management positions from 1996 to 2011 with Hillspoint Group, Black Diamond Capital Management and GE Capital.  Mr. Gerig began his career with Coopers and Lybrand as a Senior Auditor. 
Mr. Gerig holds a B.A. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business.