Joe Angel

Senior Vice President, Head of Structured Finance

Joe joined First Midwest in October 2015 to lead the Structured Finance team for the bank. In his role, Joe is responsible for originating and structuring transactions, while developing a team of underwriting professionals.

Prior to First Midwest, Joe spent nearly 9 years at GE Antares Capital, the leader in middle-market sponsor finance with >$10 billion in loans to private-equity owned businesses. At GE Antares, Joe led teams in underwriting, diligence, documentation and syndication of new transactions, as well as monitoring a personal portfolio of over $500 million in committed senior credit across a broad investor base. His most recent role was to develop new transaction opportunities and value creation across the division’s 300 middle-market clients and their 100+ private equity sponsors. Prior to GE Antares, Joe worked for LaSalle Bank which, at the time, was Chicago’s largest commercial bank. He completed a multi-year credit training program, eventually moving into a senior role focusing on sponsored commercial loans.

Joe received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Miami University in Oxford, OH. He is married with two children, and lives in Naperville, IL, a western suburb of Chicago.

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