Travis LaMar has joined Blue Water Financial Technologies (BWFT), a provider of asset valuation, MSR distribution, MSR hedging and electronic solutions to mortgage lenders, as managing director, head of capital markets.
LaMar has 20 years of experience in mortgage secondary and capital markets. Prior to joining Blue Water, he ran mortgage secondary markets for Bank of Oklahoma, following his role as a managing director at Incenter, where he was responsible for all aspects of pricing, hedging and loan, MBS and MSR sales.
Earlier in his career, LaMar held senior trading roles at US Bank and GMAC-RFC, where he hedged a large MSR portfolio and ran a non-agency ARM desk, respectively.
In his new role with BWFT, LaMar will focus on MSR brokerage, structuring solutions for MSR, and hedging solutions.
He will work out of BWFT’s headquarters in Minneapolis.
“Travis has much of the same founding DNA in his past experience as well as a familiar approach to tackling many of the issues our clients rely heavily on us to solve for them day in and day out,” says Al Qureshi, managing partner at BWFT, in a release. “His experience as an MSR hedger, deep knowledge of secondary mortgage markets and keen desire to solve for and deliver the best client outcomes set him apart.”