David M. Garofalo

David Garofalo is a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Global Credit at Carlyle.  He is responsible for all operations, finance, accounting, tax, technology, performance & valuation oversight for the business.  He joined Carlyle in 2020 and is based in New York, NY. 
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Garofalo was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs.  During his 14 years at Goldman Sachs, he held various management roles including Global Co-head of Consumer Investment Management Division (CIMD) Controllers focusing on valuation, performance, fund and corporate accounting.  Most recently, Mr. Garofalo was responsible for firm-wide valuation and led the Global Product Control team for CIMD.  He was on various committees including Chair of CIMD Valuation Committee, member of CIMD New Activity and CIMD Risk Committee. 
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Garofalo was an Executive Director at WestLB in Finance Product Control.  Prior to that, he was a manager at EY, where he began his career.  Mr. Garofalo graduated from Binghamton University and is a CPA.