Monroe Capital, a boutique asset management firm, has appointed Gila Cohen as a managing director and head of global institutional partnerships with the firm’s New York office.

In the future, Cohen will work on new initiatives to expand the firm’s global footprint while focusing on high-growth opportunistic and real estate private credit areas. Before joining Monroe, Cohen served as the chief investment strategy officer with MUFG and advised, directed, and governed the strategic alternatives investment portfolio and also played a role in the firm’s ESG and DEI efforts.

“We are very excited to add Gila to the Monroe Capital team,” said Ted Koenig, chairman and CEO of Monroe Capital. “Gila has an accomplished career of over 25 years of experience in alternative investments focusing on global institutional investors and capital formation. She brings with her many long-term relationships and much experience across the globe. We are fortunate to have Gila join our already robust team in continuing to expand our global footprint.”