About Us > Laurent Schwartz MBA, CFA

Laurent Schwartz has over 20 years of experience in finance, primarily in the financial institution and specialty finance arenas. He has held positions with Bank of America, San Francisco Federal Savings and Loan, Tuttle Interest Rate Risk Management and American Residential REIT. Laurent's most recent tenure was at Bay View Capital Corporation, a $6 billion publicly-held bank holding company, where he was Senior Vice President and Director of Capital Markets.

Laurent's service area includes, but is not restricted to, the following:

  • Capital Markets Advisory (derivatives, hedging, risk management, etc.)
  • Structured Finance Advisory (ABS, RMBS and CDOs)
  • Portfolio Management (investment securities, buying and selling whole loans, etc.)
  • Laurent received his MBA in Finance from California State University at Sacramento and his BS in Managerial Economics from the University of California at Davis. Laurent is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).