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  • view/hide bio Michael Nierenberg

    Board Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President

    Michael Nierenberg was appointed as our Chairman of the Board in May 2016, and our Chief Executive Officer and President in November 2013. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer of New Residential, Mr. Nierenberg served as managing director and head of Global Mortgages and Securitized Products at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Mr. Nierenberg joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in November 2008 from JP Morgan, where he was head of Global Securitized Products and a member of the management committee of the investment bank. Prior to his tenure at JP Morgan, Mr. Nierenberg held a range of senior leadership positions during fourteen years with Bear Stearns, including head of interest rate and foreign exchange trading operations, co-head of structured products and co-head of mortgage-backed securities trading. From 2006 to 2008, he was a member of Bear Stearns’s Board of Directors. Mr. Nierenberg spent seven years at Lehman Brothers prior to joining Bear Stearns and was instrumental in building the company’s adjustable rate mortgage business.

  • view/hide bio Kevin J. Finnerty

    Board Member
    Audit Committee
    Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
    Compensation Committee

    Mr. Finnerty is a member of New Residential’s board of directors. Mr. Finnerty has been a member of Newcastle’s board of directors and its Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Compensation Committee of its board of directors since August 2005. Mr. Finnerty has been a director of Newcastle Investment Holdings LLC (the predecessor of Newcastle) since its inception in 1998.

    Mr. Finnerty is the Founding Partner of Galton Capital Group, a residential mortgage credit fund manager. Mr. Finnerty is a former founder and the Managing Partner of F.I. Capital Management, an investment company focused on agency-mortgage related strategies. Previously, Mr. Finnerty was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., where he headed the Residential Mortgage Securities Department. Mr. Finnerty joined Chase Securities Inc. in December of 1999. Prior to joining Chase Securities Inc., Mr. Finnerty worked at Union Bank of Switzerland from November 1996 until February 1998, where he headed the Mortgage Backed Securities Department, and at Freddie Mac from January 1999 until June 1999, where he was a Senior Vice President. Between 1986 and 1996, Mr. Finnerty was with Bear Stearns & Co. Inc., where he was a Senior Managing Director and ultimately headed the MBS Department and served as a member of the board of directors from 1993 until 1996. Mr. Finnerty was Co-Chair of the North American People Committee at JPMorganChase and Chairman of the Mortgage and Asset-Backed Division of the Bond Market Association for the year 2003.

  • view/hide bio Douglas L. Jacobs

    Board Member
    Audit Committee
    Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

    Mr. Jacobs is a member of New Residential’s board of directors.  Mr. Jacobs has been a member of the Board of Directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC since February 2007.

    Mr. Jacobs is a director of Doral Financial Corporation, a financial services company, where he is Chairman of the Risk Policy Committee and member of the Audit and Dividend Committees. From November 2004 to mid-2008, Mr. Jacobs was also a director of ACA Capital Holdings, Inc., a financial guaranty company, where he was Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee and Risk Management Committees. Mr. Jacobs was a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Global Signal Inc. from February 2004 until January 2007. Mr. Jacobs has also been a director of Hanover Capital Mortgage Holdings, Inc from 2003 until 2007. From 1988 to 2003, Mr. Jacobs was an Executive Vice President and Treasurer at FleetBoston Financial Group, managing the company's funding, securitization, capital, and asset and liability management activities in addition to its securities, derivatives, and mortgage loan portfolios. Prior to joining FleetBoston, Mr. Jacobs was active in a variety of positions at Citicorp over seventeen years, culminating in his role as Division Executive of the Mortgage Finance Group.   Mr. Jacobs holds a B.A. from Amherst College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • view/hide bio Robert J. McGinnis

    Board Member
    Audit Committee
    Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
    Compensation Committee

    Robert J. McGinnis is a member of New Residential’s board of directors. Mr. McGinnis serves as a member of the Board of Managers of KGS Holdings, which is the parent company of KGS-ALPHA Capital Markets. Mr. McGinnis served as a director of Home Loan Servicing Solutions Ltd. from October 2011 through October 2015, and as Chairman from January 2015 through October 2015. Mr. McGinnis served as Managing Director of Greenwich Capital Markets from 1997 to 2008, where he built the Non-Agency Mortgage, Structured Products and Asset Backed business into one of the industry’s preeminent firms. In his role at Greenwich Capital Markets, Mr. McGinnis was responsible for origination, banking and trading of all products and for structuring, client relationships, recruiting, business development and new products. From 1982 to 1997, Mr. McGinnis was a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers Inc., responsible for origination and banking of Salomon’s Non-Agency Mortgage Business. Mr. McGinnis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from New York University.

  • view/hide bio David Saltzman

    Board Member
    Compensation Committee

    David Saltzman is a member of New Residential’s board of directors. Mr. Saltzman is the Executive Director of The Robin Hood Foundation since 1989. Prior to joining Robin Hood, Mr. Saltzman served as the Special Assistant to the President of the Board of Education of the City of New York for three years. Before working at the Board of Education, he ran AIDS education programs for the New York City Department of Health. Mr. Saltzman began his career in public service working with homeless families for the Human Resources Administration of the City of New York, the city’s Department of Social Services. Mr. Saltzman earned a Masters of Public Policy and Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelors degree from Brown University. In 2001, Mr. Saltzman was named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Innovators.

  • view/hide bio Andrew Sloves

    Board Member
    Audit Committee
    Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
    Compensation Committee

    Andrew Sloves was a Managing Director of JP Morgan Securities from 2008 to 2015, where he was the head of west coast Securitized Product Sales. Prior to his tenure at JP Morgan Securities, Mr. Sloves joined Bear Stearns in 1989, and was a Senior Managing Director of Bear Stearns from 1993 to 2008 serving in the same capacity. Mr. Sloves is currently a director of Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services, Inc., a privately held company. Mr. Sloves currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Temple Shalom of the South Bay, and as a member of the board of trustees of Rolling Hills Preparatory School, where he also serves as a member of the Finance Committee. Mr. Sloves holds a B.A. from Pomona College.

  • view/hide bio Alan L. Tyson

    Board Member
    Audit Committee
    Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
    Compensation Committee

    Mr. Tyson is a member of New Residential’s board of directors. Mr. Tyson has been a member of Newcastle’s board of directors and a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and Compensation Committee of Newcastle’s board of directors since November 2011. Mr. Tyson is a private investor. He retired as Managing Director of Credit Suisse in October 2011, where he worked for 18 years in the Sales and Trading area of the Fixed Income Department of the Investment Bank. Mr. Tyson began his career at L. F. Rothschild, Unterberg Towbin and subsequently worked at Smith Barney and Lehman Brothers before joining Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette in 1994, which was acquired by Credit Suisse in 2000.