Team

Michael Fierman
Co-Founder
Co-CEO

Michael is a Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Angel Oak Companies that commenced operations in 2008 and currently employs over 650 professionals. Michael is responsible for providing senior leadership and strategic direction to Angel Oak’s mortgage lending and asset management businesses.

Angel Oak is a vertically integrated business with expertise in asset management, lending and capital markets.  Angel Oak’s fixed income asset management platform currently manages $9B in its public and institutional fund offerings. Angel Oak’s origination businesses are recognized industry leaders in residential and commercial mortgage credit with over $6.6B in origination. Angel Oak is best known for its specialization in non-QM [agency] mortgages. Angel Oak is also a pioneer in the redevelopment of the non-agency securitization market with nine transactions totaling over $2.6B through its Angel Oak Mortgage Trust issuance platform.

Prior to Angel Oak, Michael was a Co-Founder at SouthStar Funding, a national wholesale mortgage lender specializing in non-agency mortgage products which funded as much as $6.5 billion annually in non-agency mortgages. Michael’s direct responsibilities included oversight of the sales, operations and credit risk departments.

Michael holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia.

QM: Qualified mortgage.