Joe Carden

Leveraged Finance Operations & MD, Cerberus Business Finance at Cerberus Capital Management

Mr. Carden is a Managing Director for Cerberus Business Finance, the Firm’s middle-market direct lending platform.

Prior to joining Cerberus in 2015, Mr. Carden was a Managing Director at Prime Asset Fund and separately, Managing Director at Guardian Capital from 2012 to 2014. In both roles, he was responsible for sourcing, acquiring, and managing pools of non-performing residential mortgages. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Carden was Vice President of Operations at Citadel Investment Group, where he managed a team responsible for the middle- and back-office functions related to all structured products and bank debt. Mr. Carden started his career in 2006 at Bank of America Merrill Lynch working in the corporate trust group initially on middle-market CLOs before moving to commercial real estate CLOs.

Mr. Carden graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Economics.


  • Leveraged Finance Operations & MD, Cerberus Business Finance

    Current role