Rob Peterson
General PartnerRoute 66 Ventures
As a General Partner at Route 66, Rob manages private credit investments, including structured debt and forward purchase commitments. His thought leadership and 20+ years of experience in portfolio management, including structuring, analysis, trading, and risk management, helps maintain a collaborative and creative process that balances capital efficiency and cost for Route 66’s clients.

Prior to Route 66, Rob headed the capital markets function of Goal Financial, a student loan originator, where he issued and restructured over $1 billion of debt securities and generated profits in excess of $100 million. He also managed a $2.5 billion portfolio of fixed income investments for E*Trade Bank; and helped manage a $7 billion mortgage loan portfolio at Friedman Billings Ramsey. Rob began his career at KPMG as a structured finance analyst, where he honed his financial modeling expertise across a variety of mainstream and niche asset classes.