Clayton Holdings, a global provider of mortgage and real estate market risk management solutions, announced that Brian Wornow joined the company as senior managing director of lending services.

In his role, Wornow will lead a new line of business focused on expanding Clayton’s capital market and whole loan services offerings to Wall Street, hedge funds, aggregators and money managers, private equity firms, REITs and investment companies.

“Brian’s deep knowledge of the mortgage and capital markets will help Clayton develop and enhance our customized origination, review and surveillance solutions for whole loan acquirers and their funding sources,” said Jeff Tennyson, Clayton’s chief operating officer.

“Brian is a strong addition to Clayton’s management team and an example of our commitment to providing our clients with creative and industry leading solutions.”

Before joining Clayton Holdings, Wornow was managing director and co-head of Morgan Stanley’s residential mortgage whole loan trading business, where he oversaw all facets of sourcing, marketing, trading and risk management of the business.

Prior to Morgan Stanley, he held executive and managerial roles at UBS Securities, MortgageIT and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.