Partner, Private Equity, StepStone Group
Michael Elio is a research partner based in New York and is co-head of the middle/large market buyout team and head of the secondaries funds sector teams at StepStone. He is also responsible for portfolio construction and management for many of the firm’s largest advisory clients, SMA clients, and high-net-worth distribution platforms.
Prior to StepStone, Elio was a managing director at Institutional Limited Partners Association, where he led programs around research, standards, and industry strategic priorities. Prior to that, he was a partner and managing director at LP Capital Advisors and led the firm’s Boston office, where he served as the lead consultant to North American and European institutional investors. Elio served as the primary consultant for many of the firm’s largest clients, including public and private pension plans committing in excess of $5 billion annually. Elio held several progressive positions in private equity, including vice president at State Street Corporation and vice president at Credit Suisse First Boston Private Equity overseeing the funds management group.