Throughout his career, Mr. Simon has been responsible for helping to build multiple organizations from regional players into national industry powerhouses. He has led several significant M&A transactions, including the 2006 acquisition of Irwin Mortgage by Freedom Mortgage and the 2012 acquisition of the MetLife mortgage business during his tenure at Caliber.
Brian has also been responsible for whole loan trading, hedging and securitization, as well as a wide variety of structured financing activities including warehouse loan syndication, capital raising and MSR sales/acquisition.
Brian is a previous member of both the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac advisory boards, and has been named one of the 100 most influential mortgage banking executives in the United States. Mr. Simon holds a BS degree from Temple University, and has attended the executive MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.