May 19th, 2015

Press Release –

New York, NY – The Mortgage Industry Advisory Corporation (“MIAC”), a leading provider of capital market advisory services and tools for financial institutions and money managers, announced today that K. Daniel Libby, CFA has joined their team as Senior Vice President. Mr. Libby will play a significant role across all of MIAC’s services and products ranging from investment risk and balance sheet advisory to data and software services.

“We are delighted that Dan has joined us. Dan provides outstanding expertise in portfolio management and risk management of mortgage portfolios and a broad network of relationships.” said Paul Van Valkenburg, Principal and Co-Founder MIAC. “These skills and resources will be invaluable in enhancing our capabilities in this market. Clients will benefit from access to a successful practitioner who has experienced many of the market challenges they face in their everyday activities.”

“MIAC is uniquely positioned in providing capital market solutions to money managers and depository institutions in the mortgage market.  MIAC has become the premier advisory firm in this sector providing a broad range of advisory and transaction execution services as well as analytical tools and pricing services.  Importantly, they are perhaps the first to recognize the importance of empowering clients to manage their own ‘big data’ in this market. With that as their underlying philosophy, they have built tremendous client loyalty across all of their services over the years.  For affirmation of their market position, one needs look no further then the size and caliber of their client base.” said Mr. Libby.  “I welcome the opportunity to build upon these successes and help enhance and expand their menu of offerings over time.”

Mr. Libby has nearly 30 years of investment experience specializing in the mortgage markets at leading Wall Street and buyside firms such as Goldman Sachs, Nomura, IBM Pension and BlackRock.  He also achieved best-of-class performance track records for two mortgage hedge funds dedicated to high grade and high yield mortgage strategies respectively.  At BlackRock, Mr. Libby was a Director where he was responsible for many of their largest institutional client relationships for BlackRock Solutions©, their risk advisory service bureau.  He has been interviewed numerous times on CNBC and in print for the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Financial Times.

Mr. Libby is a graduate from Columbia University with both his BS and MS degrees in Mathematical Methods/Economics and Mathematical Methods/Finance respectively. At Columbia, he was awarded the University Alumni Medal at Commencement 2014.

About MIAC

For over 25 years, Mortgage Industry Advisory Corporation (MIAC) has been the preferred destination for sophisticated mortgage industry participants offering transaction execution services, secondary market hedge advisory solutions, third-party mortgage asset valuations, as well as state-of-the-art valuation and risk models incorporating a full range of consumer behavioral risk factors. MIAC Analytics is the most sophisticated mortgage pricing and risk management software suite available for mortgage investors, originators, servicers and balance sheet managers. The MIAC Analytics suite now includes MIAC Vision™, an asset-liability solution that applies MIAC’s CORE™ behavioral factors at the loan level.

For more information contact:

Jessica Fiorenza
(212) 233-1250 x225