MFA Board of Directors

elected directors

  • Mr. Michael S. Harris *
    MFA Chair
    Campbell & Company, LP
    Baltimore, MD
  • Mr. Jonathan Hitchon*
    MFA Vice Chair
    Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director
    Two Sigma Investments, LP
    New York, NY
  • Mr. David Angstreich
    Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
    Valinor Management, L.P.
    New York, NY
  • Ms. Natalie A. Birrell
    Partner and Chief Operating Officer
    Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C.
    New York, NY
  • Ms. Darcy Bradbury
    Managing Director
    the D. E. Shaw group
    New York, NY
  • Mr. Eric Burl*
    Head of Americas
    Man Group
    New York, NY
  • Ms. Sally Dornaus
    Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
    Bain Capital Credit and Bain Capital Public Equity
    Boston, MA
  • 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. Andrew Rabinowitz
    President & COO, Partner
    Marathon Asset Management, L.P.
    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
  • Mr. Kirk Wickman*
    Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P.
    New York, NY

appointed directors

  • Mr. Joe Wiggins
    MFA Secretary and Treasurer
    Partner and U.S. Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers Assurance Alternatives Practice
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
    Chicago, IL
  • Ms. Pamela Arnsten
    Managing Director
    J.P. Morgan
    New York, NY
  • Ms. Whitney A. Chatterjee
    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    New York, NY
  • Mr. Harshal Chaudhari
    Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
    IBM Retirement Funds
    New York, NY
  • Ms. Natalie Deak Jaros
    New York, NY
  • Ms. Jodi Lynn DeVito
    Managing Director, Americas Head of Prime Services Coverage and Client Services
    Credit Suisse
    New York, NY
  • Mr. Samuel N. Gallo
    Chief Investment Officer
    University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc.
    Washington, DC
  • Mr. Joel Hinkhouse
    Director, External Public Markets
    Teacher Retirement System of Texas
    Austin, TX
  • Mr. Louis V. Molinari
    Managing Director, Head of Capital Solutions
    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. Ashley Wilson
    Co-Global Head of Equities Trading and Head of EMEA Equities
    Deutsche Bank
    London, U.K.

special advisor

  • Mr. Paul N. Roth
    Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
    New York, NY

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