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Seth Plattus

Senior Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer and Co-General Counsel
Cerberus Capital Management LP (New York, NY)

Background

Mr. Seth P. Plattus J.D. serves as Secretary of GMI Holding Corporation. Mr. Plattus serves as Senior Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer and Co-General Counsel at Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. He is the Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of CRE Gateway II REIT, LLC. He serves as Chief Administrative Officer, Co-General Counsel and Senior Managing Director at Cerberus Business Finance, LLC and Ableco Finance LLC. He joined Cerberus Capital Management in 1994 as one of its first investment professionals. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Plattus served at The Blackstone Group from 1990 to 1994 where he analyzed and negotiated principal investments and represented debtors and creditors committees in restructurings and reorganizations. From 1986 to 1990, he worked as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and restructurings.

Education

Mr. Plattus holds a J.D. in 1986 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is a graduate of Cornell University.