Board

Elected Directors

Mr. Jonathan Hitchon*

MFA Chair
Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director
Two Sigma Investments, LP
New York, NY

Ms. Natalie A. Birrell*

MFA Vice-Chair
Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C.
New York, NY

Mr. David Angstreich

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Valinor Management, L.P.
New York, NY

Ms. Darcy Bradbury*

Managing Director
The D.E. Shaw Group
New York, NY

Mr. Michel Brogard

Chief Executive Officer
CQS, LLC
New York, NY

Ms. Susanne Clark

Senior Managing Director and the General Counsel
Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
New York, NY

Ms. Sally Dornaus

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Bain Capital Credit and Bain Capital Public Equity
Boston, MA

Mr. Shawn Fagan

Chief Legal Officer
Citadel, LLC
Chicago, IL

Mr. Andy Genser

General Counsel
Viking Global Investors LP
New York, NY

Ms. Jody Gunderson

Managing Principal
CarVal Investors
New York, NY

Mr. Christopher Hayward*

President and Partner
GoldenTree Asset Management LP
New York, NY

Mr. Frederic Leif

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Abrams Capital
Boston, MA

Mr. Adam Prestandrea

Principal, Chief Operating Officer
Element Capital
New York, NY

Mr. Nathan Romano

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
York Capital Management
New York, NY

Mr. James Rowen*

Chief Operating Officer
Renaissance Technologies LLC
New York, NY

Ms. Kim Rozman

Associate General Counsel
HBK Capital Management
New York, NY

Mr. Scott Schroeder

Co-Founding Partner
Balyasny Asset Management, L.P.
Chicago, IL

Mr. Zion Shohet*

Chief Operating Officer
Elliott Management Corporation
New York, NY

Ms. Dede Welles

General Counsel
PDT Partners, LLC
New York, NY

Mr. Kirk Wickman*

President
Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P.
New York, NY

Appointed Directors

Ms. Pamela Arnsten

Managing Director
J.P. Morgan
New York, NY

Mr. Antoine Babule

Managing Director, Head of Prime Services
Societe Generale
Chicago, IL

Mr. Harshal Chaudhari

Chief Investment Officer – Global Pensions
General Electric
New York, NY

Mr. Thijs Coenen

Managing Director Private Equity & Business Management
APG Asset Management
Amsterdam, NL

Ms. Jodi Lynn DeVito

Managing Director, Americas Head of Prime Services Coverage and Client Services
Credit Suisse
New York, NY

Mr. Marcus Frampton

Chief Investment Officer
Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
Juneau, AK

Mr. Patrick George

Head of Global Markets EMEA & Global Head of ICG
HSBC Bank Plc
London, UK

Mr. Edouard Matitia-Cohen

Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Financing Distribution
Bank of America Merill Lynch
New York, NY

Mr. Eamon McCooey

Managing Director, Head of Prime Services
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
New York, NY

Mr. Jay B. Peller

Managing Director, Head of Fund Services
Citco Fund Services (USA) Inc.
New York, NY

Mr. Marc Rothenberg

Managing Director
Goldman Sachs & Co.
New York, NY

Mr. Peter Salvage

Managing Director, Global Head of Credit Fund Services
BNY Mellon
New York, NY

Mr. Daniel Spies

Partner
Sidley Austin LLP
New York, NY

Mr. Joe Wiggins

MFA Secretary and Treasurer
Partner and U.S. Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers Assurance Alternatives Practice
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Chicago, IL

Special Advisor

Mr. Paul N. Roth

Partner
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
New York, NY

(*denotes a Member of MFA’s Executive Committee)