Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Dennis Leary is a Partner. Prior to founding Champlain Capital Partners, Mr. Leary was a co-founding partner of Green Mountain Partners which consisted of a $162 million first fund followed by a second $270 million fund. Prior to Green Mountain Partners, in 1993, Mr. Leary joined CIGNA Investment Management's Mezzanine Investment Group, which was a three person team dedicated to investing CIGNA Mezzanine Partners III, LP a $450 million fund, and managing and exiting the portfolios of the prior two CIGNA mezzanine funds. Mr. Leary received a B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an M.B.A. from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.