Peter Lenke is an Analyst at SVB Capital, responsible for identifying and evaluating venture capital fund and direct investment opportunities as well as performing analysis on the industry and SVB Capital’s portfolio.
Prior to joining SVB Capital in 2013, Peter was a Research Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. There he focused on analyzing the earnings, liquidity position and risk profile of the largest U.S. banks. Prior to his time at the Fed, Peter worked as an Intern at CalPERS in the Alternative Investment Management group. There he assisted with fund due diligence and monitoring CalPERS’ private equity and venture capital investments.
Peter graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis where he majored in economics and Spanish. He is currently pursuing the CFA designation and has passed the Level 1 exam.
Peter is a big soccer fan and also plays on an adult team in San Francisco. He also enjoys snowboarding, playing golf, traveling and cooking.