Joseph O’Doherty Joins Mizuho As Head Of Residential Mortgage Finance

Joseph O’Doherty is joining Mizuho Americas as Managing Director, Head of Residential Mortgage Finance, the company announced in a press release.

O’Doherty will launch and lead Mizuho’s Mortgage Finance business. It will include the “full suite of Agency and non-Agency mortgage products,” the company says. As Managing Director, he will work with Mizuho’s MBS Trading and Sales teams to

He reports to Head of Fixed Income Division Thomas Hartnett and is based in New York.

“Securitized Products is a core pillar of our overall markets business in the Americas, where we continue to expand the perimeter of our offering and the depth of talent on our team,” said Hartnett. 

“Joe’s outstanding record of business development and leadership with clients, places Mizuho in a great position for the successful launch of the residential mortgage finance strategy. Adding this strategic financing product to our existing capabilities is demonstrative of our goals for the overall strategy of leading with Mizuho’s strong balance sheet.”

O’Doherty brings twenty years of experience to the company, having held multiple positions at Barclays in that time. He most recently served as Managing Director of the Mortgage Financing and Securitization unit. He was also a member of the Securitized Products Leadership Team.

He led primary coverage for over fifty originators, servicers, and investment funds and has financed and distributed securitizations of all kinds in his career.

O’Doherty holds both a BS in Economics & Accounting and an MBA from New York University.

Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world. It has approximately 800 offices and 55,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia.