Lou DiPalma
Lou DiPalma
Lou DiPalma

Managing Partner

New York


Masters, American Institute of Banking

BS, St. Lawrence University


Management of Sales

Lou DiPalma manages Garnet’s origination and sale efforts. Lou’s asset brokerage experience includes credit cards, installment loans, mortgage and commercial loan products. Prior to forming Garnet in 2004, as a founding member of the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods loan sales group, Lou led the establishment of a successful practice providing loan brokerage and valuation expertise to the community bank sector. Lou helped build Cohane Rafferty’s distressed-asset sales and advisory business beginning in 1987 and is a leading figure in this marketplace. He has written for and been widely quoted in numerous industry publications including American Banker, The Financial Times (London) and Collections & Credit Risk. He is a frequent speaker at industry-sponsored events and has chaired Source Media’s National Collection and Credit Risk Conference.