Team Member Bio

Erin Galipeau is MFA’s Vice President, Senior Counsel. Prior to joining MFA, Erin was an Examination Manager in the Division of Examinations at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where she was responsible for overseeing examinations of investment advisers and investment companies.

Prior to joining the Division of Examinations, Erin was a Special Counsel in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Division of Trading and Markets at the SEC, where she specialized in broker-dealer regulatory issues and crowdfunding initiatives under the JOBS Act. She also previously worked in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (now the Division of Examinations) at the SEC, where she conducted inspections of self-regulatory organizations. In addition, Erin was an associate in the Asset Management Group at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, where she provided regulatory and compliance advice to broker-dealers, funds and other clients.

Erin earned a B.A. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law. She is a member of the D.C. and Maryland bars.