Mr. Choquette joined Cerberus in 2013. Mr. Choquette is a founding member and Chairman of FirstKey Homes, one of the leading national providers of single-family rental homes in the United States. Mr. Choquette is the lead portfolio manager of the single-family rental strategy within the Firm’s Residential Opportunities platform. Prior to his current role, Mr. Choquette was the Co-Portfolio Manager for European performing loans, leading Cerberus’ effort in acquiring performing loans in Europe and the United Kingdom. Mr. Choquette serves on the Board of Directors of My Money Bank, a regulated bank in France and Cerberus portfolio company.
Prior to joining Cerberus in 2013, Mr. Choquette was a Senior Portfolio Manager and Managing Director at Putnam Investments, where he was oversaw the firm’s Agency and Non-Agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and U.S. interest rate strategies. He managed up to a $30 billion dollar balance sheet in Non-Agency and Agency MBS and contributed to portfolio construction for fixed-income hedge funds, mutual funds, and institutional portable-alpha investment mandates. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Choquette served in various trading positions at Lehman Brothers in the Interest Rate Derivatives Group.
Mr. Choquette graduated from Yale University and attended the Royal Conservatory of Music in Canada. He is a CFA charter holder.