Steven Hilfer is a Director in the Disputes & Investigations practice, specializing in the securitization business and is an expert on CDOs, CLOs, and mortgage-backed securities. Mr. Hilfer has over 25 years experience in these products, is highly regarded in the industry, and has a unique mix of quantitative, analytical, trading, sales, documentation, and structuring expertise.
Before joining Navigant in 2011, Mr. Hilfer had a 20-year career at Credit Suisse/ DLJ. At Credit Suisse, Mr. Hilfer was head of the U.S. CDO banking and structuring team. Prior to that, Mr. Hilfer spent 7 years at Credit Suisse/ DLJ originating, structuring and executing CBOs and CLOs. Mr. Hilfer spent over 10 years leading teams and structuring various mortgage-backed securities including non-agency CMOs and agency CMOs. Prior to Navigant, Mr. Hilfer was a structured product trader at Auriga Securities. Prior to that, he led a team creating mortgage products with consumer credit data for Experian Capital Markets.