Clayton DeGiacinto is the Managing Partner, and CIO of Axonic Capital. Prior to forming Axonic in 2010, Mr. DeGiacinto was responsible for building out the mortgage investment platform at Tower Research Capital LLC and was the Senior Portfolio Manager for Split Level LLC, the predecessor fund to the Axonic Credit Opportunities Funds. He previously led a mortgage trading desk in the Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities division at Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. DeGiacinto’s duties included the securitization and retention of bonds backed by adjustable rate and negatively amortizing residential mortgages. He was also responsible for running the RMBS credit book for all prime, alt-A and negatively amortizing structures. Mr. DeGiacinto served as a Captain in the U.S. Army in the 25th Infantry Division (Hawaii) after completing the U.S. Army Ranger School, Airborne School and Air Assault Course. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and received an MBA in Finance and Statistics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.