John Wolak

Head of the AIP Private Markets Team
John Wolak
Head of the AIP Private Markets Team

John Wolak

Head of the AIP Private Markets Team



John is the Head of the AIP Private Markets team, the co-head of the Secondaries group within the AIP Private Markets team and a member of its Investment Committee. He has 31 years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm, John was a portfolio manager in the private equity group of DuPont Capital Management where he was responsible for managing a $2 billion private equity portfolio of partnership, secondary and direct investments. While at DuPont Capital, he was a member of over 15 advisory boards, a director of Triton Coal Company, and a member of the Investment Committee of Emerging Europe Capital Investors, an Eastern European private equity fund. John is also a founding member of Wilton Asset Management, a joint venture fund-of-funds business with State Street Global Advisors. Previously, he was a vice president at Bank of America where he was responsible for originating, structuring and negotiating financing for leveraged buyouts as well as assisting clients with private capital raising activities. Before that, John was a senior accountant with Brout & Co. He received a B.S. in accounting from Bloomsburg University and an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. John holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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