Clayton DeGiacinto

Clayton DeGiacinto

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Clayton DeGiacinto is the Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer of Axonic Capital. Prior to this, he was responsible for developing the mortgage investment platform at Tower Research Capital and was the Senior Portfolio Manager for Split Level, the predecessor fund to the Axonic Credit Opportunities Funds. DeGiacinto also served as Vice President in the Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities Group at Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for the hybrid and adjustable-rate mortgage trading businesses in both primary and secondary markets.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • DeGiacinto completed the U.S. Army Ranger School, Airborne School, and Air Assault Course and served as a Captain in the U.S. Army in the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii from 1995 to 2000.
  • His duties at Goldman included securitization and retention of levered credit risk and convexity risk backed by adjustable rate and negatively amortizing residential mortgages.
  • He was also responsible for running the RMBS credit book for all prime, Alt-A, and negatively amortizing structures at Goldman.