Brian Gerson is Co-President of FS KKR Capital Corp. and FS KKR Capital Corp. II. He joined FS Investments in November 2017 as its Head of Private Credit and has more than 20 years of experience in investing and corporation lending, with specific expertise in lending through BDCs.
Previously, Mr. Gerson was Group Head and Managing Director at LStar Capital, the credit affiliate of Lone Star Funds. Prior to this, he was a founding member and partner of Solar Capital Partners and held various credit, origination, management and business development roles. Before this, he was a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors Group at CIBC World Markets, which purchased the Argosy Group, a boutique he joined after beginning his career at Merrill Lynch & Co.
Mr. Gerson graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Tufts University where he earned a BA in Mathematics.