Michael J. Petrick is a Managing Director and Head of Global Market Strategies, as well as a member of the firm’s Management and Operating Committees. Mr. Petrick leads Carlyle’s array of leveraged finance, mezzanine and distressed teams. He is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Petrick had a 20-year career at Morgan Stanley. In addition to being Global Head of Institutional Sales and Trading, he presided over numerous businesses at Morgan Stanley during his 20-year career, including: Global Head of Corporate Credit; Global Head of Non-Investment Grade; Global Head of Distressed Investing; and Global Head of Leveraged Finance and Restructurings. In these various capacities, Mr. Petrick was responsible for a diverse set of asset classes including: equities, commodities, corporate, residential, commercial, proprietary trading, tax and direct investments.
Mr. Petrick has served on the boards of DigitalGlobe and TVN Entertainment, American Household, Marvel Entertainment, Premium Standard Farms, Pacific & Atlantic and CHI Energy.
Mr. Petrick graduated with a B.A. in chemistry and economics from Grinnell College, and earned his M.B.A. in finance from the University of Chicago. From 1990 to 2010, Mr. Petrick held Series 7, 8, 24 and 55 licenses. Mr. Petrick currently holds Series 3, 7, 8, 24, 55 and 63 licenses.
Michael W. Arpey is a Managing Director responsible for fund formation strategy, new investor products and coordination of investor relations. Mr. Arpey is based in Washington, DC.
Mr. Arpey joined Carlyle in November of 2010 and is a member of the Firm's Management and Operating Committees.
Mr. Arpey was formerly a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Asset Management division. At Credit Suisse, he was the Co-head of the Customized Fund Investment Group within Private Equity in Alternative Investments.
Mr. Arpey joined CSFB in November 2000 through the merger with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette where he was a Managing Director and Head of DLJ Merchant Banking's Customized Fund Investment Group. Prior to DLJ, Mr. Arpey worked at Prudential Global Asset Management as The Global Head of Private Equity where he was responsible for oversight of Prudential's global private equity activities and managed Prudential's fund investment group. Previously, Mr. Arpey was with the New York State Common Retirement Fund where he was Director of Alternative Investments and managed a $7 billion private equity portfolio.
Prior to that, Mr. Arpey was General Counsel to the State Treasurer of Pennsylvania for five years. He was appointed by the State Treasurer as her designee to both the Pennsylvania Public School Employee Retirement System and the State Employee Retirement System.
He earned his B.A. from St. Lawrence University and his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law.
Mr. Arpey is a registered lobbyist in New York and was a registered lobbyist in California from March 2011 to December 2011. He currently holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.
David M. Marchick serves as Managing Director and Global Head of External Affairs and serves as a Member of the firm's Management and Operating Committees. Mr. Marchick leads the firm's group that provides government affairs, public affairs, regulatory, research and strategic advice and support to Carlyle's buyout, growth, real estate, credit and debt funds on a global basis. He serves on the board of directors of Sequa Corporation, a diversified aerospace and industrial company and Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the Philadelphia refinery and joint venture with Sunoco. He is based in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Marchick was a partner and Vice-Chair of the international practice group at Covington & Burling. He is an expert on foreign investment and national security issues. Mr. Marchick serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Robert Toigo Foundation, an organization committed to enhance diversity in the financial services industry, and is a Member of the Committee on Conscience of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Mr. Marchick is the co-author of the book "U.S. National Security and Foreign Direct Investment" (Institute for International Economics, May 2006) and has authored numerous articles in major business and trade publications such as the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and Far Eastern Economic Review. He has testified frequently before the Congress.
Prior to joining Covington & Burling in 2002, Mr. Marchick worked on then-Governor Clinton's 1992 campaign and served in four departments – the White House, USTR and Departments of State and Commerce – over seven years in the Clinton Administration. Among other positions, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and while at the White House, helped coordinate the Administration's efforts to secure passage of NAFTA and the creation of the World Trade Organization. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Marchick earned his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, his M.A. from the University of Texas and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. He was admitted to the Washington, D.C. Bar Association in 1998 and the State Bar of California in 1996, but is currently inactive.