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  • Serafino Tobia

    Director, CMBS and Bond Trading

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    Serafino Tobia
    Director, CMBS and Bond Trading

    Serafino is responsible for committing the company’s capital for the purchase and sale of FHA-insured mortgages, Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities, and tax-exempt municipal bonds.

    Since 1980, Serafino has handled securities trading, portfolio management and hedging and derivative structuring. He also specialized in mortgage debt securities and municipal bonds. Prior to joining Greystone, he was a bond and derivatives trader in the municipal bond proprietary portfolio group for Lehman Brothers.

    Serafino holds a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. in finance from Stern School, New York University.

  • Todd Vitzthum

    Senior Managing Director, Greystone Real Estate Advisors

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    Todd Vitzthum
    Senior Managing Director, Greystone Real Estate Advisors
  • Kevin H. Williams

    Co-CEO, Agency Lending

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    Kevin H. Williams
    Co-CEO, Agency Lending

    Kevin H. Williams is the Co-CEO of Greystone’s Agency lending platforms. Kevin has been in a leadership role at Greystone for over 10 years, and has more than 24 years of total commercial real estate finance experience.

    Prior to joining Greystone, Kevin held the position of Executive Vice President with GMAC Commercial Mortgage. He was also an executive with Univest Financial Service.

    Kevin holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College and an M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky.

  • Rick Wolf

    Executive Vice President

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    Rick Wolf
    Executive Vice President

    Rick Wolf is a Senior Managing Director and heads production for Greystone’s small loans platform, overseeing regional production managers in the U.S.

    Previously, he worked at Fannie Mae for 11 years as Vice President where he was responsible for small loan production, negotiated pools and large national accounts. Mr. Wolf also worked in securitization groups at Merrill Lynch and KPMG.

    Mr. Wolf holds an MBA in finance from Florida State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Miami.

  • Barry Wolfson

    Chief Underwriter

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    Barry Wolfson
    Chief Underwriter

    Barry Wolfson is Greystone’s Chief FHA Underwriter. In this role, he reviews concept packages and underwriter’s narratives on all applications submitted to HUD. He also answers underwriters’ and originators’ questions on all aspects of HUD financing and assists them in structuring complex transactions. He created Greystone’s sizing and underwriting spreadsheets and a system of automated creation of large parts of the concept packages and underwriters narratives from the spreadsheets. He is also responsible for loan lead generation for Greystone’s originators.


    Prior to Greystone, he was Managing Law Partner/Underwriter’s Counsel at the law firm of Wolfson and Frankel; Underwriter’s Counsel at the law firm of Squire Patton Boggs; and Bond and Underwriter’s Counsel at The Cavanagh Law Firm. He also acted as a consultant to the Arizona Housing Finance Review Board and the Arizona and New Mexico legislatures on housing bond finance.


    He received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. from John Hopkins University (Magna Cum Laude). He also attended the Universitė de Lyon (Lyon, France) and the Graduate History of Art Program at Arizona State University.


    He is the author of “Housing Bond Finance” (Weekly Credit Markets); “Housing Finance under the Mortgage Subsidy Bond Tax Act” (The Bond Buyer), Complete Book of C Programming (Prentice Hall) and various other publications.