Mark F. Vassallo

Managing Partner

Mark Vassallo

Managing Partner

Mark Vassallo is the Managing Partner of Lightyear Capital and a member of the Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Lightyear at inception, Mr. Vassallo served as a Managing Director at PaineWebber, where he played an integral role in negotiating and managing PaineWebber's merger with UBS in 2000, creating a top wealth and asset management firm. During his two-decade career at PaineWebber, Mr. Vassallo served the firm operating across a range of businesses including investment banking, corporate mergers and acquisitions, hedge funds, private client group, and several other areas.

Mr. Vassallo holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. He is a Board Member of NYC Outward Bound Schools as well as a member of their Recruitment Committee.