B2R Adds Chief Financial Officer
B2R Finance, a leading lender for single-family rental (SFR) property investors announced today that Darren Thompson has joined the company 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’s experience in the real estate and mortgage industries spans more than 30 years and includes 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.
“Darren is a veteran executive who brings industry insight and valuable experience managing rapidly scaling fintech businesses,” said Hogg. “Darren’s broad expertise ranges from capital efficiency and financial management to business innovation and strategic partnerships across a variety of industry verticals. 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.”
Previously, 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. He also held the position of 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. Thompson earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and his B.A. from Harvard College.
Thompson will be based in B2R’s New York office.
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