Credit Suisse Taps Merrill Lynch Vet For CMBS Research

May 6 2011 | 9:21am ET

Credit Suisse has appointed a former Bank of America Merrill Lynch employee, Roger Lehman, as managing director and head of commercial mortgage-backed securities research.

Lehman had been co-head of structured finance research at BofA Merrill Lynch, having joined Merrill Lynch in 1991.

In his new role, which he’ll assume on August 1, Credit Suisse says Lehman will be responsible for research and analysis supporting the bank’s re-entry into CMBS origination as well as its secondary trading desk. He will report to Dale Westhoff, global head of securitized products research. Lehman will take up his new post on August 1.

"Roger brings a wealth of experience and expertise in real estate finance and securitization to Credit Suisse," said Westhoff. "Hiring a seasoned veteran of his caliber demonstrates our commitment to building an industry-leading full-service CMBS franchise."

Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 50,100 people.


In Depth

Bob Doll's Ten Market Predictions For 2016

Jan 7 2016 | 9:37pm ET

Well-known market strategist Robert Doll has published his annual list of ten predictions...

Lifestyle

Citadel's Ken Griffin Donates $40M To New York's Museum of Modern Art

Dec 22 2015 | 9:23pm ET

Citadel founder Ken Griffin has donated $40 million to New York’s Museum of Modern...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Fund Marketing - Making the Most of Your Salesperson

Jan 20 2016 | 8:11pm ET

In this contributed article, Bruce Frumerman of Frumerman & Nemeth takes a close...