Mr. Weintraub joined Cerberus in 2008 and established the Firm’s residential opportunities platform. Since that time, Cerberus has become one of the world’s leading investors in performing residential real estate loans and has also earned recognition as an innovator and market leader in securitizing residential real estate loans. Since 2015, Cerberus is the largest issuer of residential re-performing loan debt in the United States and a leading issuer of residential performing loan debt in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. Mr. Weintraub has also led the Firm’s development of a proprietary, national single-family rental (SFR) platform to acquire underperforming homes, renovate, and rent them to America’s workforce.
In addition to his role at Cerberus, from 2008 to 2009, Mr. Weintraub was Vice Chairman of Residential Capital and member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Prior to joining Cerberus, he spent eight years at Bear, Stearns & Co. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Weintraub led the GSE and government-backed mortgage business, and, in 2008, he co-headed U.S. residential mortgage and consumer-backed securities trading. Prior to Bear Stearns, from 1993 to 1999, Mr. Weintraub traded whole loans and mortgage backed securities at Lehman Brothers. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Weintraub worked at Chase Manhattan Bank where he graduated from the Management Development Program for Operations and Systems.
Mr. Weintraub graduated from Lehigh University. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board for Hire Heroes, a veteran transition resources organization, and an active supporter of the Valerie Fund, an organization dedicated to helping children with cancer and rare blood disorders. He is a member of Cerberus’ Operating/Management Advisory Committee and Financial Risk Management Sub-Committee.