BTIG Continues Expansion of Financials Research Coverage with Industry Recognized Mortgage and Specialty Finance Analyst Timothy Hayes

New York – December 3, 2020 BTIG announced today that it has hired Timothy Hayes as a Director within its Research and Strategy division. Mr. Hayes joins the continued expansion of BTIG’s Financials Research team as an analyst focused on commercial mortgage and specialty finance. He will be based in New York and report into David Lenchus, Director of Research, at BTIG.

Mr. Hayes has more than eight years of experience as an analyst following mortgage and specialty finance and received the Refinitiv StarMine Analyst Award as the #2 stock picker in the mortgage REIT sector in 2020.

The addition of Mr. Hayes complements BTIG’s research coverage of residential mortgage and specialty finance companies by New York-based Equity Research Analyst Eric Hagen, who joined BTIG in October as a Director. The hire also extends BTIG’s recent growth in the space with Gabe Poggi, a Managing Director within the Franchise Sales team, who serves as a Mortgage and Specialty Finance Sales Specialist, Kimberly Boulmetis, a Managing Director within Specialty Finance Investment Banking, and Dan Blood, a Managing Director, who serves as Head of Specialty Finance Investment Banking.

“We are very pleased to welcome Tim to the firm,” commented Mr. Lenchus. “His well-deserved industry recognition as a top stock picker, coupled with his differentiated insights and deep industry relationships with disruptive and established mortgage and specialty finance companies will undoubtedly help clients as they look to better understand the market landscape.”

Prior to BTIG, Mr. Hayes spent six years as a Research Analyst at B. Riley FBR, where he focused on the specialty finance and real estate sectors. Previously, he was a Research Analyst at Edmunds White Partners.

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