Steven Schipper, CFA Managing Director
LendTrade was founded by Steven Schipper in April of 2000. Steve brings over 20 years of experience in the non-agency residential mortgage markets and holds a finance degree from the University of Iowa, an MBA from Drake University and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He has spoken at industry trade shows regarding the securitization and servicing of private-label residential mortgages.
Prior to forming LendTrade, Steve was vice president of structured finance with AmerUs Capital Management. There he was responsible for buying, selling, and servicing oversight for home equity portfolios consisting of 100% CLTV second mortgages. Additionally, Steve was responsible for closing home equity securitizations and subsequent master servicing responsibilities. He also developed financial models to value and stress test home equity portfolios and securitizations.