JOSEPH M. CORCORAN
Joseph M. Corcoran is a Managing Director at Arctos Sports Partners. Mr. Corcoran is responsible for the Firm’s sourcing, evaluation and management of investments.
Prior to joining Arctos Sports Partners, Mr. Corcoran was a member of the founding team at Stonyrock Partners, a joint venture with Leucadia Asset Management, making direct equity investments in middle market alternative asset management firms. He was responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, evaluating, structuring and monitoring the firm’s $250 million of committed equity investments.
Prior to Stonyrock, Mr. Corcoran was a Vice President at Blackstone. He was an investment team member of the firm’s inaugural GP Stakes private equity fund, supporting $1.5 billion of common- and structured-equity investments, including the fund’s first-ever investments into private equity, real estate and growth equity firms. Mr. Corcoran helped lead the fund’s portfolio-wide liquidity initiative, and partnered with portfolio management teams on value creation and product development efforts.
Prior to Blackstone, Mr. Corcoran was an investment banking associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Morgan Stanley. He supported $173Bn of announced transactions in the technology, healthcare, retail, transportation and industrials verticals. He began his career at Citigroup in New York and in London, where he focused on firm strategy, mergers & acquisitions in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
Mr. Corcoran received his BA with honors from Georgetown University and his MBA with honors from Columbia Business School. He is an associate board member of Covenant House New York.