Michael Fierman is a Managing Partner and Co-CEO of Angel Oak Companies which commenced operations in 2008 and currently employs over 850 professionals. Michael is responsible for providing senior leadership and strategic direction to Angel Oak’s mortgage lending and asset management businesses.
Angel Oak is a vertically integrated business with expertise in asset management, lending, and capital markets. Angel Oak’s fixed income asset management platform currently manages approximately $13b in its public and institutional fund offerings. Angel Oak’s origination businesses are recognized industry leaders in residential and commercial mortgage credit with over $15B in origination. Angel Oak is best known for its specialization in non-QM [non-agency] mortgages. Angel Oak is also a pioneer in the redevelopment of the non-agency securitization market. Prior to Angel Oak, Michael was a Co-Founder at SouthStar Funding, a national wholesale mortgage lender specializing in non-agency mortgage products which funded as much as $6.5 billion annually in non-agency mortgages. Michael’s direct responsibilities included oversight of the sales, operations and credit risk departments.
Michael holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia.