David Battany, Executive Vice President, Capital Markets
David Battany is executive vice president, capital markets for Guild Mortgage, overseeing the company’s capital market activities, including pricing, hedging and secondary market execution. He is responsible for Guild’s credit policy, shipping and product development functions, and manages investor relationships with GSEs, government agencies and private investors.
David has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the mortgage industry. He joined Guild in 2015 after serving as chief product strategist for Penny Mac, responsible for managing the product development group and its relationships with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, VA, USDA, Ginnie Mae and mortgage insurance companies. Previously he was with Fannie Mae for 22 years, serving as director of Single-Family Business. He began his career with First Interstate Bank of California, where he traded and hedged the bank’s mortgage production portfolio.
David is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG) for 2022 and is co-chair of the MBA 2022 Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council, a position he also held in 2021. He is co-chair of the National Housing Conference 2022 Black Homeownership Collaborative and is a board member of Habitat for Humanity.
He graduated from the University of Colorado’s School of Business Administration with a degree in finance in 1985.