Phillip Thigpen is a Director in PwC’s Financial Instruments, Structured products and Real Estate (FSR) group. He has over 25 years of experience in mortgage finance and fixed income capital markets, where he has acted in advisory, managerial, transactional, investment and operational roles. Mr. Thigpen specialize in structured finance, credit enhancement, liquidity strategies, the mortgage-backed securities market, loan originations. He currently is transaction advisor to the FHA’s single-family NPL sale program.
Prior to joining PwC, Mr. Thigpen founded a boutique transaction management and strategic advisory firm and was also previously a Senior Vice President at GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corp., where he organized and led the company’s commercial mortgage backed securities team. Mr. Thigpen’s team managed issuance and trading of Agency and Ginnie Mae multifamily MBS as well as CMBS and managed the company’s relationships with the Enterprises, capital markets investors, investment banks, rating agencies and trustees.
Mr. Thigpen began his career in financial services at Salomon Brothers Inc., where he was a member of the Mortgage Securities Department. Working on the trading desk in New York, his client base was comprised of institutional fixed income investors and multifamily, single family and commercial mortgage lenders.
Mr. Thigpen is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.