Chief Executive Officer
David Roberts joined Angelo, Gordon in 1993. At Angelo, Gordon, Mr. Roberts helped to start and grow a number of the firm’s businesses, including opportunistic real estate, private equity, net lease real estate and residential mortgage-backed securities. Within private equity, Mr. Roberts has focused in particular on investments in the specialty finance area, including Angelo, Gordon’s investment in PRA Group, Inc. (formerly Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc.), a leading publicly traded acquiror of unpaid and normal-course accounts receivable, where he serves as lead director of the board. Previously, Mr. Roberts was a Principal at Gordon Investment Corporation, a Canadian merchant bank, from 1989 to 1993, where he participated in a wide variety of principal transactions. Prior to that he worked in the Corporate Finance Department at L.F. Rothschild where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Roberts has a B.S. degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has served as a director of the Company since 2011.
Due to his senior management and finance experience and his experience as a director of public and private boards, we believe Mr. Roberts is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.
President and Chief Investment Officer
Jonathan Lieberman serves as our President and Chief Investment Officer, with primary oversight for all of our investments. He joined Angelo, Gordon in June 2008 as head of Angelo, Gordon’s residential and consumer investment team. Prior to joining Angelo, Gordon, Mr. Lieberman worked from April 1997 to June 2008 at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. ultimately as a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Finance/Financial Institutions Group, primarily focused on the Specialty Finance Sector. Before that, Mr. Lieberman was a Senior Analyst in the Structured Finance Group of Moody’s Investors Service and an attorney in the New York and Los Angeles offices of the law firm Dewey Ballantine LLP, where he specialized in securities law and structured finance. Mr. Lieberman holds a B.A. degree from Vassar College and a J.D. degree from Hofstra University School of Law. He has served as a director of the Company since 2011.
Due to his vast industry and management experience, we believe Mr. Lieberman is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.
|Raul E. Moreno|
General Counsel and Secretary
|Mr. Moreno joined Angelo, Gordon in November 2015 as Senior Counsel and was appointed as our General Counsel and Secretary on November 24, 2015. Prior to joining Angelo, Gordon, Mr. Moreno was a Senior Associate at Kaye Scholer LLP from 2010 to 2015 where he focused on private equity, M&A, securities, and corporate governance matters. Prior to that, Mr. Moreno was a private equity associate at both Ropes & Gray and Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Before law school, Mr. Moreno worked as a technology investment banker in Morgan Stanley’s Silicon Valley office. Mr. Moreno holds an A.B. degree in economics from Harvard University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. He has served as an executive officer of the Company since 2015.|
Chief Risk Officer
|Mr. Parks joined Angelo, Gordon in August 2009 as Chief Risk Officer. Before joining Angelo, Gordon, Mr. Parks was associated with Morgan Stanley where he served as an Executive Director overseeing the risk management group for the ultra high net worth division in the U.S. and Latin America. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Parks worked as a corporate attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, secured corporate credit and real estate acquisition/finance. Mr. Parks holds a B.A. degree from Tulane University and a J.D. degree from The University of Texas School of Law. He has served as an executive officer of the Company since 2011.|
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer
|Mr. Sigman was appointed as our Chief Financial Officer on September 4, 2013. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer of Newcastle Investment Corp. (“Newcastle”) from August 2008 to May 2013. He was also a Managing Director of Newcastle’s external manager, an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Mr. Sigman served as Vice President of Finance of Newcastle from 2006 to 2008 and as Assistant Controller from 2003 through 2006. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Sigman was a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young LLP. He has served as an executive officer of the Company since 2013.|