B2R Finance, a lender single-family rental property investors, announced the addition of Darren Thompson as chief financial officer and executive vice president of strategy.
In this role, Thompson is responsible for oversight of the finance, accounting and control, risk, regulatory and corporate strategy functional areas and will report to CEO Jason Hogg.
Thompson brings more than 30 years of experience in the real estate and mortgage industries to his role at B2R. During his career, he’s held several executive leadership roles at prominent companies including American Express, Fannie Mae, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.
Most recently, Thompson was a founding partner of Railfield Partners, LLC, a real estate and financial services advisory and asset management boutique.
Earlier in his career, Thompson was the chief financial officer at Revolution Money, now American Express Serve, and joined American Express as a special advisor following American Express’ acquisition of the company.
Thompson also served as a senior vice president and head of credit finance at Fannie Mae, where he was responsible for pricing and risk analytics for the company’s single-family and multifamily portfolio and guarantee businesses.
Thompson has also held senior positions with Avenue Capital, where he served as a senior portfolio manager, and with Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, where he rose to the rank of managing director.
“Darren is a veteran executive who brings industry insight and valuable experience managing rapidly scaling fintech businesses,” Hogg said.
“Darren’s broad expertise ranges from capital efficiency and financial management to business innovation and strategic partnerships across a variety of industry verticals,” Hogg continued. “In our previous work together, Darren proved to be a dynamic leader and his addition to the B2R team ensures we are well positioned to continue to diversify our business.”