Omar Farooqui

Director of Valuation

Mr. Farooqui joined EJF in 2021 and is a member of EJF’s Valuation Committee. Mr. Farooqui is responsible for managing the company’s valuation process. He has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry, including roles in operations, risk management and valuation.

Prior to joining EJF, Mr. Farooqui worked as a Pricing and Valuation Senior at Freddie Mac in the Capital Markets division. His responsibilities at Freddie Mac included the daily, monthly, and quarterly valuation process for derivative and credit risk transfer securities. Prior to joining Freddie Mac, he worked at Citigroup, managing a team in the Equity Derivative Middle Office department. Mr. Farooqui holds a BS in Finance from the University of Buffalo and an MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester.

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