Officers & Directors

Executive Officers

Kevin G. Keyes President and Chief Executive Officer

Kevin G. Keyes serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Annaly and is a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining Annaly in 2009, Mr. Keyes worked for 20 years in senior Investment Banking and Capital Markets roles in the Real Estate and Financial Institution Industries among others. From 2005-2009, Mr. Keyes served in senior management and business origination roles in the Global Capital Markets and Banking Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to that, he worked at Credit Suisse First Boston from 1997-2005 in various Capital Markets Origination roles and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter from 1990-1997 in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and Real Estate Investment Banking Group. Mr. Keyes holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Business Administration (ALPA Program) from the University of Notre Dame.

Wellington J. Denahan Chairman of the Board and Executive Chairman

Wellington J. Denahan is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Chairman of Annaly. Ms. Denahan is a co-founder of Annaly and has over 20 years financial services experience. Prior to co-founding Annaly in 1994, she worked on the fixed income desk at Wertheim Schroder and Co., Inc. Ms. Denahan holds a B.A. in Finance from Florida State University.

Anthony C. Green Chief Legal Officer

Anthony C. Green is the Chief Legal Officer of Annaly. Mr. Green has over 15 years of experience in corporate and securities law. Prior to joining Annaly in 2009, Mr. Green was a partner in the Corporate, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions Group at K&L Gates LLP. Mr. Green holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. and LL.M. from Cornell Law School.

Glenn A. Votek Chief Financial Officer

Glenn A. Votek is Chief Financial Officer of Annaly. Mr. Votek has over 30 years financial services experience. Prior to joining Annaly in 2013, Mr. Votek was an Executive Vice President and Treasurer at CIT Group since 1999 and President of Consumer Finance since 2012. Prior to that, he worked at AT&T and its finance subsidiary from 1986 through 1999 in various financial management roles. Mr. Votek holds an M.B.A in Finance from Rutgers University and attended the Executive Education Program of the Colgate W. Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.

David L. Finkelstein Chief Investment Officer

David L. Finkelstein is Chief Investment Officer of Annaly. Prior to joining Annaly in 2013, Mr. Finkelstein served for four years as an Officer in the Markets Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where he was the primary strategist and policy advisor for the MBS purchase program. Mr. Finkelstein has over 20 years of experience in fixed income investment. Prior to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr. Finkelstein held Agency MBS trading positions at Salomon Smith Barney, Citigroup Inc. and Barclays PLC. Mr. Finkelstein received his B.A. from the University of Washington and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. Mr. Finkelstein also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Timothy P. Coffey Chief Credit Officer

Timothy P. Coffey is Chief Credit Officer at Annaly. Mr. Coffey served as Annaly’s Head of Middle Market Lending from 2010 until January 2016, when he was promoted to Chief Credit Officer. Mr. Coffey has over 20 years of experience in leveraged finance and has held a variety of origination, execution, structuring and distribution positions. Prior to joining Annaly in 2010, Mr. Coffey served as Managing Director and Head of Debt Capital Markets in the Leverage Finance Group at Bank of Ireland. Prior to that, Mr. Coffey held positions at Scotia Capital, the holding company of Saul Steinberg’s Reliance Group Holdings, and SC Johnson International. Mr. Coffey received his Finance from Marquette University.

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