OFFICERS

  • David Roberts

    Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
    Mr. Roberts joined Angelo Gordon in 1993 and is Head of Strategy. He is a Managing Director and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. At Angelo Gordon, Mr. Roberts has been responsible for helping start and grow a number of the firm’s businesses, including opportunistic real estate, private equity, net lease real estate, residential mortgage-backed securities and energy lending. Within private equity, Mr. Roberts focused in particular on investments in the specialty finance area, including helping create and serving for over 15 years as Lead Director of publicly traded PRA Group, Inc. (formerly Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc.), a former Angelo Gordon portfolio company whose primary business is the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of nonperforming loans. Prior to Angelo Gordon, Mr. Roberts was a Principal at Gordon Investment Corporation, a Canadian merchant bank, from 1989 to 1993, where he participated in a wide variety of principal transactions. He also worked in the Corporate Finance Department at L.F. Rothschild where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Roberts has a B.S. degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as our Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President and has served as a director of the Company since 2011.
    • T.J. Durkin

      Chief Investment Officer
      T.J Durkin joined Angelo Gordon in 2008 and is a Managing Director, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Co-Head of the firm’s Structured Credit Platform. T.J. has served as our Chief Investment Officer since October 31, 2017 and serves as co-Portfolio Manager of Angelo Gordon’s residential mortgage and consumer debt securities portfolios and as a board member of Arc Home, Angelo Gordon’s affiliated mortgage originator and GSE licensed servicer. Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, T.J. began his career at Bear, Stearns & Co. where he was a Managing Director on the Non-Agency Trading Desk focused on structuring and trading of multiple asset classes, including subprime, Alt-A, second lien and small balance commercial. T.J. earned his Bachelor’s degree in finance from the Fordham University and currently serves as a member of the school’s President's Council. He is also a board member of VE International, a not-for-profit organization focused on preparing high school students for college and careers through skills learned in an entrepreneurship based curriculum. He has served as an executive officer of the Company since 2017 and as a director since 2018.
      • Brian Sigman

        Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
        Mr. Sigman joined Angelo Gordon in 2013 and is the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. He also currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of the firm’s Structured Credit Platform, and has been our Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer since September 4, 2013. Previously, Mr. Sigman was the Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer of Newcastle Investment Corp. (“Newcastle”) from August 2008 to May 2013. Mr. Sigman was also a Managing Director of Newcastle’s external manager, an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Mr. Sigman served as Vice President of Finance of Newcastle from 2006 to 2008 and as Assistant Controller from 2003 through 2006. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Sigman was a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young LLP. He has served as an executive officer of the Company since 2013 and as a director since 2018.
        • Raul E. Moreno

          General Counsel and Secretary
          Mr. Moreno joined Angelo Gordon in November 2015 as Senior Counsel and was appointed as our General Counsel and Secretary on November 24, 2015. Mr. Moreno also serves as the General Counsel and Secretary of our external manager, AG REIT Management, LLC, the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of AG Twin Brook BDC, Inc., Angelo Gordon’s non-traded business development company, and the General Counsel and Secretary of the BDC’s investment adviser. Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, Mr. Moreno was a Senior Associate at Kaye Scholer LLP from 2010 to 2015 where he focused on private equity, M&A, securities, and corporate governance matters. Prior to that, Mr. Moreno was a private equity associate at both Ropes & Gray LLP and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Before law school, Mr. Moreno worked as a technology investment banker in the Silicon Valley office of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Moreno graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with an A.B. degree in economics and from Stanford Law School where he earned his J.D. Mr. Moreno has served as an executive officer of the Company since 2015.
          • Andrew Parks

            Chief Risk Officer
            Mr. Parks joined Angelo, Gordon in August 2009 as Chief Risk Officer. Before joining Angelo, Gordon, Mr. Parks was associated with Morgan Stanley where he served as an Executive Director overseeing the risk management group for the ultra high net worth division in the U.S. and Latin America. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Parks worked as a corporate attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, secured corporate credit and real estate acquisition/finance. Mr. Parks holds a B.A. degree from Tulane University and a J.D. degree from The University of Texas School of Law. He has served as an executive officer of the Company since 2011.