Mizuho Hires Joseph O’Doherty as Head of Residential Mortgage Finance

NEW YORK, Oct. 04, 2022  — Joseph O’Doherty has joined Mizuho as Managing Director, Head of Residential Mortgage Finance, according to a recent statement from Mizuho Americas. Mizuho’s Mortgage Finance business practice, which will include the whole range of Agency and Non-Agency Mortgage products, is under O’Doherty’s direction.

He will collaborate closely in this capacity with the company’s MBS Trading and Sales teams to maintain the originate-to-distribute business model. He is based in New York and is answerable to Thomas Hartnett, Head of the Fixed Income Division.

According to Hartnett, “Securitized Products is a critical pillar of our entire markets business in the Americas, where we continue to extend the scope of our offering and the breadth of talent on our team. Mizuho is in an excellent position for the successful launch of the residential mortgage finance strategy because of Joe’s outstanding track record of business development and leadership with clients. Our objectives for leading with Mizuho’s strong balance sheet are demonstrated by adding this strategic finance product to our current capabilities”.

O’Doherty worked with Barclays for almost 20 years before joining Mizuho, most recently as managing director. He oversaw the mortgage financing and securitization division and was a part of the Securitized Products Leadership Team. Given that he oversaw main coverage for over fifty originators, servicers, and investment funds and has distributed and financed securitizations spanning the whole range of mortgage products, he has a stellar reputation in the industry.

O’Doherty holds a BS in Economics & Accounting and an MBA from New York University.

About Mizuho Americas

In addition to investment and corporate banking, lending, custody, treasury services, research, and capital markets solutions, Mizuho Americas also excels in these areas. Mizuho Americas helps corporate clients, institutional investors, and public sector organizations by linking local markets to a broad global network with the help of professionals located throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Mizuho Americas’ business, values, ethical commitments, and the entities it comprises, visits www.mizuhoamericas.com. ​

A crucial component of the Japanese company Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is Mizuho Americas (NYSE: MFG). One of the biggest financial organizations in the world, Mizuho Financial Group provides comprehensive financial and strategic services through its subsidiaries. The business operates 800 offices and employs 55,000 globally across roughly 40 nations in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2021, its total assets were close to $2 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuhogroup.com.

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