David Kucera has retired as head of the securitization business at BMO Capital, he confirmed today.
BMO did not return calls to confirm the departure and the bank did not name a replacement for Kucera.
Kucera spent the last 20 years of his career at the bank and helped co-found the securitization business. He joined the BMO Capital Markets securitization group in 1992. He has been originating and structuring securitization and structured financings since 1989. He has experience across a broad range of assets types, including residential and commercial mortgage finance, consumer finance, commercial finance, future flow assets and cash flow and synthetic CDOs.
Prior to joining BMO Capital Markets, Kucera started his career at The First National Bank of Chicago, where he was a member of First Chicago’s corporate finance and capital markets groups. From 1989 to 1992, he was an originator/structurer in First Chicago’s asset backed markets division, and was responsible for marketing, structuring and negotiating U.S. and international securitization programs.