MFA Board of Directors

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)