Daily News: August 20, 2013

GE Capital Names Corporate Retail Managing Director

GE Capital, Corporate Retail Finance announced that Mark Forti has been appointed to the role of managing director—lending, focused on serving the commercial financing needs of specialty and big box retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Forti has been with GE Capital for seven years, where he has focused on successfully underwriting retail financing solutions, specializing in private equity transactions and retail restructurings. He will continue to be based in the Boston, MA, office.

Prior to GE Capital, Forti worked in the retail industry at various financial institutions, with roles in underwriting, portfolio management and sales.

“Mark has been structuring retail finance transactions for more than 15 years, building relationships with CEOs and CFOs throughout the industry,” said Jim Hogan, senior managing director, GE Capital, Corporate Retail Finance. “He will also work closely with GE Antares Capital to develop relationships with private equity sponsors focused on retail.”