NEXT is proud to recognize Maria Fregosi as a recipient of the inaugural NEXT Powerhouse Awards.
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Maria Fregosi, Chief Financial Officer
Maria Fregosi is the Chief Financial Officer and one of the founding executives at Home Point Financial. She has spent the last five years demonstrating how an innovative, new type of mortgage company can be built to succeed in changing market conditions. Fregosi’s many accomplishments, including her role in spearheading the closing and integration of four major acquisitions in four years, have helped turn the company into one of the fastest-growing nonbank lenders.
Fregosi has over 25 years of experience in finance, investment banking, mortgage banking, securities, and domestic and international finance. She has a proven track record of creating value through change management, innovative solutions, problem-solving, financial analytics, and team development.
Before joining Home Point Financial, Fregosi was Chief Capital Markets Officer for Hamilton Group Funding, a retail mortgage loan originator. Previously, she was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Catalyst Financial, a full-service value-based investment banking firm, and simultaneously the Chief Operating Officer for BKF Capital Group, a publicly-traded investment company involved in activist investing. Prior to this, she was the COO/CFO of Client First Settlement Funding, a boutique specialty finance company.
Fregosi also served as an Executive Vice President at ABN AMRO Bank for 15 years where she was part of the executive team that ran and successfully sold the mortgage and home equity business from ABN AMRO to Citibank. She created and ran the Integrated Market Strategies group at ABN AMRO. She also created and ran the residential and commercial mortgage securitization programs both in the US and Europe.
Fregosi has been involved with investment banking, portfolio management, and asset and mortgage securitization for over 25 years. She holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester’s Simon School and is a Summa Cum laude graduate with a BA in Economics from SUNY Buffalo State College.