Mr. Weintraub is Chief Executive Officer of Cerberus’ Residential Opportunities platform. He joined Cerberus in 2008 and since that time, the Firm has become one of the world’s leading investors in performing residential real estate loans and has 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 also led the Firm’s development of a proprietary, single-family rental platform in the United States.
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. Prior to joining Cerberus, he spent eight years at Bear, Stearns & Co, where he led the GSE and government-backed mortgage business, and, in 2008, co-headed U.S. residential mortgage and consumer-backed securities trading. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Weintraub traded whole loans and mortgage-backed securities at Lehman Brothers.
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.