Prior to joining Riverstone in 2014, Mr. Abbate was a Managing Director and Head of Energy Leveraged Finance at Citigroup. Prior to Citigroup, Mr. Abbate was the Head of US Leveraged Finance Origination at UBS Investment Bank. Mr. Abbate joined UBS in 2000 as an Associate Director in the Energy Group where he worked covering upstream and midstream oil and gas companies. He started his investment banking career in 1997 at PaineWebber as an Associate in the Energy Group. Prior to his career on Wall Street, Mr. Abbate served as an Intelligence Applications Officer in the US Air Force for 5 years.
Mr. Abbate graduated with an A.B. from Duke University and has an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland.
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