Melissa Pietroforte (New York) joined KKR in 2020 and is a member of the Client and Partner Group. She is involved in the Firm’s capital raising efforts and focuses on institutional client relationships in Canada. Prior to joining KKR, Ms. Pietroforte was a vice president at Mercury Capital Advisors where she focused on raising capital across all asset classes including private equity, private credit, venture capital, real estate, and special situations. Previously, she held positions at Spring11 and Brookfield Financial. Ms. Pietroforte holds a B.A. from McGill University with concentrations in political science and economics.