Steve Bergantino recently joined Bear Stearns as a managing director in the MBS research group. Specifically, Bergantino will be using loan level data from various sources with a specific focus on Bear Stearns subsidiary EMC Mortgage Corp. For the past six years, Bergantino worked at Lehman Brothers focusing on prepayment and valuation modeling.

Keiko Kurasaki was promoted to team managing director in Moody's Investors Service's structured finance group in Tokyo, reporting to Naoki Yamauchi, representative director of Moody's Japan. Prior to joining Moody's in 1992 as a research associate, Kurasaki worked at IBM and Nikko Securities.

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