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Manhattan Beach Pier California Sunset U




Pier Asset Management LLC is a trusted investment firm based in Los Angeles best known for its expertise in alternative credit.
The women led firm manages a fund focused specifically on short duration special opportunities while acting as a liquidity provider in the alternative credit space.


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Pier manages a private fund focused on short duration private credit.

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Asset Focus - Lending Segments

Consumer:               Unsecured, auto, student, etc.

Small Business:        Equipment, SAAS, SMB, MCA, etc.

Real Estate:              Non-owner occ residential, Fix & Flip, bridge, rental, etc.

Other:                       Royalties, art, litigation finance, recurring revenue, etc.

Loan Portfolio Financing

Pier issues credit facilities to lenders who use the capital to originate loans.

Borrower:               Lender / Originator (fintech, traditional offline, alternative, non-bank)

Facility Size:           $2 - 15MM

Term:                      Up to 18 months

Structure:               Lend against SPV that holds loans

Purpose:                Warehouse, seasoning, table funding, pre-funding

Loan Portfolio Purchase

Pier purchases loan portfolios in the secondary market from sellers in need of liquidity.

Seller type:             Credit funds, banks, originators, family offices, etc.

Portfolio size:         $500k - $20MM

Duration:                Up to 24 months left on the portfolio


Pier will transact on other special opportunities in the alternative lending space. Examples:

- Purchase loans at origination if compelling credit profile

- Participate in credit facility syndications

- Participate in unique credit products originated by platforms

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Get to Know Us

Jillian Murrish


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Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Ms Murrish is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pier Asset Management. Prior to founding Pier, she was Executive Vice President of Capital Markets at Patch of Land where she built one of the first institutional whole loan sale programs in the real estate marketplace lending industry, secured $750M in loan purchase commitments, managed the firm’s warehouse funding, and lead equity capitalization efforts. Prior to her time in marketplace lending, Ms Murrish worked with technology clients in the Capital Markets group at a leading middle market investment bank, Houlihan Lokey. She has completed the Series 7, Series 63, Series 65, and Series 79 examinations. She is a graduate of the Loyola Marymount University Honors Program and has a B.S. in Accounting and a B.B.A. in Finance.  Ms Murrish serves on the Board of Directors at Endeavor Bank.


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Chief Investment Officer & Co-Founder

Mr. Neu is a co-founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Pier Asset Management, where he oversees all investment activity of the firm. Mr. Neu has years of securities experience, specializing in private credit in the U.S., and volatility and events trading across Asia. Prior to founding Pier, Mr. Neu has been managing the Evolution Income Funds at Evolution Capital Management as a Managing Director. Mr. Neu founded some of the first funds in the marketplace lending industry, purchased some of the first whole loans from the biggest platforms in the industry, and completed two of the first rated securitizations of marketplace lending securities. Joining Evolution at inception in 2002, he played an integral role in building out several of Evolution’s arbitrage, event driven and volatility strategies across global markets before founding Evolution’s marketplace lending strategy in 2012. He has completed the Series 65 examination. Mr. Neu graduated with a B.S.E. in Computer Science from Princeton University.


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