Leland Abrams

Leland Abrams

Mr. Abrams was appointed to the Board of Directors on June 6, 2019 and has served as a Fund Manager at Wynkoop, LLC (“Wynkoop”), an investment fund manager, since September 2016. Mr. Abrams has played an active role in supporting his firm’s efforts in the single-family residential market, including with respect to portfolio management and transactions. Prior to joining Wynkoop, Mr. Abrams was a RMBS Sector Manager for Candlewood Investment Group, LP, an alternative asset management firm focused primarily on credit opportunities where he was responsible for overseeing approximately half of its structured credit investments, from November 2010 until April 2016. From 2008 until 2010, Mr. Abrams was a structured mortgage and esoteric ABS trader and credit analyst at United Capital Markets, Inc., a secondary market maker concentrating on asset backed and mortgage backed securities. Mr. Abrams’ RMBS experience afforded him the opportunity to develop unique insight into the fundamentals and operating realities of the single-family market. Prior to that, Mr. Abrams was a credit analyst and trader on the proprietary credit trading desk at Dresdner Bank, A.G., a mid-size investment banking firm offering brokerage services and investment products, from 2005 until 2008. Mr. Abrams holds a B.A. in Economics from Bucknell University.