Laurie Goodman has joined the New York offices of Amherst Holdings as a senior managing director in charge of research, risk management and business development, effective Dec.8.
Goodman was most recently managing director and head of global fixed income research at UBS. At UBS, she also ran the securitized products research group and wrote the Mortgage Strategist, a mortgage strategy research report.
Goodman worked as had of the securitized products research group at Paine Webber prior to the UBS-Paine Webber merger. Before Paine Webber, Goodman was vice president and head of MBS strategy at Merrill Lynch. She has also worked at Eastbridge Capital, Goldman Sachs, Citicorp and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Goodman has published over 180 articles and co-authored five books on the mortgage industry.
Amherst provides U.S. RMBS strategy and analytics services. Through a suite of operating companies, also offers brokerage and consulting services to U.S. fixed income investors with an emphasis on residential mortgages and derivatives