MountainView Capital Markets
Working out of MountainView’s New York office, Derek Katz is primarily responsible for sourcing residential whole loan portfolios and identifying trading opportunities for the MountainView Mortgage Opportunities Funds. Mr. Katz also works with clients on the valuation, sale and purchase of residential mortgage servicing rights portfolios. In this role, Derek acts as an intermediary between buyers and sellers and provides insight on the secondary residential mortgage market.
Before joining MountainView in 2008, Derek was a director in the Asset Securitization and Finance Group at Natixis Capital Markets and was responsible for all aspects of whole loan and mortgage-backed finance, including the origination and placement of mortgage-backed securities, transaction management and contract finance, portfolio and servicing oversight, and due diligence management. Prior to joining Natixis, he was a vice president in the Mortgage Trading and Finance Group at Credit Suisse First Boston, working primarily on subprime and second-lien whole loan trades and securitizations. Before joining Credit Suisse, Derek was a vice president in the Asset-Backed Securitization and Finance Group at UBS/Paine Webber, where he concentrated on auto leases, credit card receivables, aircraft leases, franchise loans, and mortgages.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.