Loren Picard
Executive PartnerG5, Inc.
Loren is an Executive Partner at G5, Inc., a development and consulting firm in the marketplace lending industry focused on creating products and platforms for financial intermediaries and investors. Loren provides consulting services to a variety of financial institutions. He was a MD with Redwood Trust (largest private RMBS issuer, NYSE:RWT) for 9 years and a VP with The Money Store/First Union Bank. In 1988 Loren started a mortgage banking firm, in 1991 he started a NASD broker-dealer specializing in institutional mortgage sales and while at RWT he sat on the Investment Committee which oversaw the investment in securities backed by tens of billions in residential mortgages and managed an investment team responsible for $1B in commercial real estate loans/securities. Prior to Redwood, while at The Money Store, he oversaw a national operation originating and securitizing small balance multifamily loans as well as managed a portfolio of structured bridge loans held on balance sheet. Loren recently completed three years as a board member of a San Francisco based residential mortgage bank.