Larry is Capital Markets Managing Counsel for Wells Fargo & Company and General Counsel of Wells Fargo Asset Securities Corporation. He has 40 years of experience both as an attorney and as an investment banker.
Larry has been with the Wells Fargo Law Department since 1995. He has been responsible for all of the residential mortgage securitizations, whole loan sales and other capital markets activities of Wells Fargo Bank as well as residential mortgage financings and securitizations for Wells Fargo Securities. His began his legal career in Washington, D.C. with Ginnie Mae. Next, he joined Freddie Mac, where he rose to Deputy General Counsel and chief securities attorney. He then moved to New York to become an investment banker in the financial institutions group of Merrill Lynch, initially as a Vice President and later as a Managing Director. After Merrill Lynch, Larry joined Goldman Sachs as a senior member of its structured finance group. He returned to a legal position in late 1990 as the General Counsel of Prudential’s two residential mortgage securitization companies and the manager of a capital markets legal group.
Larry has held many leadership positions with securitization industry trade associations. He currently co-chairs the Residential Mortgage Committee for the Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG). He has been a leading industry voice for well-balanced structural and regulatory reforms for the private-label residential mortgage securitization markets.
Larry is a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Business Center for New Americans (BCNA), which is a non-profit community development financial institution that provides small business loans and related services to immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs in New York City. He received a B.S. degree from Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. degree from American University Law School.