MFA Statement on Senate Confirmation of Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman

Washington –  MFA President and CEO Bryan Corbett today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Gary Gensler as Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):

“MFA congratulates Gary Gensler on his Senate confirmation today as Chairman of the SEC. We look forward to working closely with Mr. Gensler to move forward our shared goal of efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. As the former Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Mr. Gensler has experience implementing policies that reduce systemic risk and promote efficiency in the markets. Our members look forward to working with Mr. Gensler on a host of opportunities that exist before regulators to strengthen the U.S. economy and solidify our markets as the envy of the world.”