After he earned his law degree, John Lasala, New York businessman, went on to pass bar exams in many jurisdictions between 1994 and 1995, and he then went on to work with several high-powered law firms before moving to Goldman Sachs, to become a trading lawyer and a credit risk manager. While at Goldman, John dealt with a variety of issues related to real estate securities and structured finance transactions. He also helped to tailor agreements to match the wants and needs of clients regarding their real estate investment portfolios.
While at Goldman, John Lasala, New York professional, structured derivatives on behalf of the Credit Risk Management & Advisory Group, and he provided counter-party risk thresholds for credit derivative businesses. He also conducted credit threshold negotiations and he managed transactional teams in monitoring hedge fund counter-party exposures and he implemented credit enhancing solutions, including options, swaps, variable delivery forwards and pre-paid variable share forwards. At various times,
In addition, John Lasala, New York businessman, also assisted rating agencies in dealing with the resolution of outstanding credit threshold and issues for credit default swaps, bond portfolios, interest rate products, credit derivatives, among other types of instruments. These days, John Lasala divides his time between New York and London, where he is a business development manager and a specialist in client marketing with Citi Alternative Investments, where, as the title suggests, he oversees business development, marketing, management and communications for institutional investor base of sovereign wealth funds, endowments, pensions, foundations, banks, family offices and banks. Oversee investor due diligence, investment structuring and reporting.