The Loan Syndications and Trading Association
366 Madison Avenue, 15th floor, New York, NY 10017
The Loan Syndications and Trading Association promotes a fair, orderly, efficient, and growing corporate loan market and provides leadership in advancing and balancing the interests of all market participants.
As the chief advocate for the syndicated loan market, the LSTA is dedicated to advancing the interests of the overall marketplace and promoting the highest degree of confidence for investors in corporate loans.
Founded in 1995, the LSTA undertakes a wide variety of activities to develop policies and market practices designed to promote a liquid and transparent marketplace. It also fosters cooperation and coordination among the parties to facilitate transactions in loans and related claims and provides a forum for loan market participants to shape and influence the direction of the industry.
Increase transparency and efficiency.
Facilitate and improve the settlement process.
Educate market participants.
Promote the growth of the loan asset class.
Advocate for the shared interests of all loan market participants.
- Bram Smith
- Elliot Ganz
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
- Alicia Sansone
Executive Vice President Communication, Marketing and Education
- Bridget Marsh
Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
- Meredith Coffey
Executive Vice President Research and Analysis
- Ted Basta
Senior Vice President Market Data and Analysis
- Ellen Hefferan
Senior Vice President of Operations
- Tess Virmani
Assistant General Counsel
- Kenny Riaz
- Lorena DeLuca
Director of Events & Special Projects
- John Sol
Finance & Compliance Manager
- Clara Colon
Membership & Marketing Administrator
- Christine Ramos
- Mark Oaks
- Howard Moore