Mr. Shaffer co-found SPP Mezzanine Partners in 2003.
He is also a Managing Partner of SPP Capital. Prior to his tenure at SPP Capital, he was a Vice President in the Private Placement Group at Bankers Trust Company where he was responsible for origination, structuring and pricing of private placements for the Capital Markets Group, both nationally and internationally. Prior to his move to investment banking, he had been an attorney with the law firm of White & Case where he drafted and negotiated private placements, public securities, leveraged lease transactions and provided general corporate counsel.
Mr. Shaffer is a cum laude graduate of Cornell Law School where he earned a J.D. degree and has served on the Board of Editors on the Cornell International Law Journal; he is a magna cum laude undergraduate from Colgate University where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa.