FOUNDING PARTNER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & CO-CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
Brian is the Founding Partner, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer. He is the Chairman of Pine River’s Executive Committee and serves on the firm’s Compliance, Risk Management, Terms, and Counterparty Credit Committees. Brian is the Chairman of the Boards of Two Harbors Investment Corp. and Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. Prior to Pine River’s inception, Brian began his career at EBF & Associates in 1988 as a trader, becoming head of the convertible arbitrage group in 1994, and was named a Partner in 1997. His responsibilities included portfolio management, marketing, product development, and trading information systems development. He received an MBA with a concentration in Finance and a specialization in Statistics from the University of Chicago in 1988 and a BS in Accounting with a minor in Mathematics summa cum laude from Millikin University in 1986.