New Mountain's private equity strategy seeks to acquire the highest quality leaders in carefully selected growth industries.
New Mountain Vantage Advisers, LLC ("Vantage") holds non-control positions in the U.S. public equity market.
New Mountain’s credit strategy applies the firm’s “defensive growth” industry approach to the debt portion of the capital structure.
Joseph J. Cortese
Vice President, Private Equity Accounting

Joseph Cortese, Vice President, Private Equity Accounting, joined New Mountain in 2014. Mr. Cortese is primarily dedicated to New Mountain’s private equity business. He previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP as a Senior Associate in the Alternative Investment group within the Assurance practice.

He received his B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Delaware in 2010 and his M.B.A. from Rutgers University in 2015. He is a New York and New Jersey CPA.