Rich Di Vito
(201) 527 6663

Industry Experience

  • Merchant Power/Utilities
  • Infrastructure and Energy
  • Consumer Products
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing, Metals and Mining
  • Retail and Wholesale Distribution

Selected Public Cases

  • Enron
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings
  • CIT
  • TXU
  • Capmark
  • Dynegy
  • Scotia Pacific
  • Pabst Brewing Co.


Rich Di Vito joins the RPA team after having worked on the distressed investing and research teams of StoneCastle Securities, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers Inc. over the previous 16 years.

In his prior roles Mr. Di Vito was responsible for research coverage of the merchant power, E&P, renewable and general industrial sectors. Mr. Di Vito has extensive experience in financial modeling, cash flow and liquidity analysis, covenant development and negotiation, and risk arb/hedging strategies. Prior to his roles in distressed research, Mr. Di Vito was a member of Lehman’s loan workout and administrative agency teams where he worked on loan resolutions for Lehman led deals.

Prior to joining RPA Advisors, Mr. Di Vito was a Director with StoneCastle Securities, where he ran the Distressed Investments group. His professional experience also includes five years as a Director in Barclays Capital distressed research group and eight years in Lehman Brothers Distressed Research and Loan workouts groups. Mr. Di Vito’s career began in Commercial and ABL lending for Summit Bancorp.

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Di Vito holds an MBA in Financial Services from St. John’s University and Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Villanova University. He holds both Series 7 and Series 63 licenses