Key Employees

Brian Bernard, Senior Vice President

Brian is the Head of Capital Markets of Resource Residential Mortgage ("RRM"), Resource America's residential mortgage business. RRM originates conforming and non-conforming loans via Primary Capital Mortgage, its captive mortgage originator in Atlanta, GA, and purchases interests in residential mortgage backed securities ("RMBS") on the secondary market via its seasoned NYC-based trading team.

Brian has 25 years of financial services experience. He started his career in MBS operations, became a CMO reverse-engineer and eventually an ABS Structurer at Merrill Lynch. He then spent 10 years at Greenwich Capital Markets (RBS Securities) in various banking roles, ultimately as a Managing Director in MBS/ABS Finance. He then spent 3 ½ years as Head of Mortgage Banking at JPMorgan and two years at Carrington Capital Markets as President of its Asset Management Group. Prior to joining Resource America, Brian had re-joined JPMorgan spending 2 ½ more years as Head of Mortgage Finance.