Among the hires: David Finkelstein comes over from the FRBNY as a Managing Director on the agency portfolio team. Prior to working at the Fed, Finkelstein was on the MBS desks at Barclays and Citigroup. Annaly (NLY) veteran Nancy Murtha is promoted to Managing Director of the agency portfolio team.
Also formerly from the FRBNY, Jessica LaScala joins as a Director on the agency portfolio team. Prior to her stint at the Fed, LaScala was on the Citi MBS desk.
Annaly also expands its commercial real estate origination team with the hire of Michael Quinn to serve as Head of Equity Commercial Real Estate.
In middle market lending, J. David Frost joins as a Managing Director on that team.
Francine Bovich is nominated to serve on the board. She has 30 years in investment management, with her most recent position as a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management.