Mr. Lapenna is a member of the infrastructure and real assets team. He is also involved in various investment activities.
Prior to joining StepStone, Mr. Lapenna was a portfolio manager at CalPERS where he led new investments, strategy and portfolio construction for the infrastructure program. Before that he held various investment and capital markets roles at the Royal Bank of Scotland, CIT, Export Development Canada, and Westcoast Energy. Mr. Lapenna has executed numerous debt and equity investments in private market power, renewables, energy, utilities, transportation, water and industrials.
Mr. Lapenna graduated with honors with a BBA in finance from Wilfrid Laurier University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst , Financial Risk Manager, Energy Risk Professional and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations.