John Cortese

New York, United States of America


Mr. Cortese is a Partner in Credit at Apollo, where he is responsible for its Global Trading business and is the Deputy Chair of its Multi-Credit Committee. Prior to joining in 2021, John was Co-Head of US Credit Trading at Barclays. Previously, he was a High Yield and Distressed credit trader at Lehman Brothers. John is a board member of the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Metro & Western NY branch as well as Dartmouth College's Hopkins Center for the Arts. John graduated from Dartmouth with a BA in Economics and holds a CFA.