Jennifer Press is a managing director in the New York office and part of the Complex Asset Solutions practice. She brings over 16 years of experience in pricing, trading, structuring and analyzing complex financial instruments.
Previously, Jen was the Portfolio Manager / Senior Mortgage Trader for Tower Research Capital’s Distressed Mortgage / ABS Fund. There she implemented strategies to capitalize on relative value discrepancies focusing on Non-Agency Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS). Additionally, she played a vital role in the construction of the team and informed current and potential investors about investment strategies as well as market conditions.
Prior to that she was a Senior ABS Analyst at Marathon Asset Management where she sourced, analyzed, and traded ABS Securities as well as portfolios for both their Structured Finance fund as well as their Distressed Mortgage Fund. Additionally, she helped create internal analytics used both for investing as well as portfolio management. Prior to Marathon, Jen was a Senior ABS Analyst at Dynamic Credit Partners. Jen started her career at JP Morgan where she worked in various areas including Interest Rate Derivatives, Credit and the Asset Backed Securities Proprietary Trading group.
Jen received a Masters in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, Bachelor of Science in Economics with concentrations in Finance, Accounting, and Information Systems from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania’s Engineering School.