David Trucano

David Trucano, Managing Director, leads BlackRock’s Opportunistic Credit platform comprised of direct hedge funds and private equity-style credit strategies. Mr. Trucano is the Lead Portfolio Manager and Chairman of the Investment Committee of BlackRock’s Global Credit Opportunities fund and is the Lead Portfolio Manager responsible for BlackRock Credit Alpha and managing the credit allocation within The Obsidian Fund, two BlackRock hedge funds across its Global Credit and Global Fixed Income businesses, respectively. In addition, Mr. Trucano assists in managing special situations and distressed investing positions across the BlackRock Alternative Investors platform. Mr. Trucano currently serves as a director of KCA Deutag GmbH and formerly served as a director of General Maritime Corp.

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr. Trucano was a Managing Director at Centerbridge Partners, a private investment firm managing $20 billion in credit and private equity strategies. During his tenure at Centerbridge, Mr. Trucano served as a director of Dana Holdings Corp. (NYSE: DAN). From 2004 to 2007, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Special Situations Group within its Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities division in both New York and London. Prior thereto, Mr. Trucano spent nine years working in private equity, financial restructuring advisory, and general investment banking.

Mr. Trucano earned a joint BA degree in Economics and History from Emory University and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago