Luke Pillarella

Luke Pillarella


NewSpring Franchise / Investment Team

Luke Pillarella is an Analyst at NewSpring where he is responsible for all phases throughout the lifecycle of a deal with the Firm’s newest strategy focused on investing in innovative franchise and multi-unit concepts. Having joined NewSpring in 2024, he is responsible for new deal sourcing, underwriting, modeling, industry research, detailed due diligence, execution, and ongoing operational support to the portfolio companies.

Prior to joining NewSpring, Luke was an Investment Banking Analyst with RBC Capital Markets’ Leveraged Finance group in New York, where he was responsible for advising companies across all industries on the structure and syndication process of various leveraged loan and high yield issuances. He led preliminary due diligence workstreams drafting marketing materials and creating dynamic cash flow models.

Luke received a BS in Management from Boston College with a concentration in Finance.