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Steven DeCillis II
Partner and Chief Financial Officer

Steve joined AEA as a Partner and Chief Financial Officer in 2011. He oversees finance and administration, human resources, information technology and investor relations.

Before joining AEA, Steve spent over ten years at Ripplewood Holdings LLC, a middle market private equity firm, where he most recently served as chief financial officer and managing director. While at Ripplewood, he managed a team responsible for accounting, operating and administrative functions. Prior to Ripplewood, Steve worked in the assurance and business advisory services practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, he worked in the controllers department at The Dreyfus Corporation.

Steve is a certified public accountant.

Education M.B.A., Columbia University
B.S. in Accounting, Villanova University
Location New York
Business Finance

  • $11b

    With approximately $11 billion under management, AEA is a leader in global, middle-market private investing.

  • 100+

    With approximately 120 employees, including over 75 investment professionals, AEA’s experienced and focused team leverages deep industry knowledge and exceptional operational expertise.

  • 5/3

    With five offices across three continents, AEA has an unparalleled global network of relationships with family owners of industrial companies, business executives and influential government leaders.

  • 1968

    Founded in 1968 by members of the world’s leading industrial families, AEA is one of the oldest and most experienced private equity firms with a long legacy of success.

  • 75

    AEA has more than 75 Participants, who include some of the world’s pre-eminent industrial families, business executives and former government leaders.