Director - Independent
Stewart B. Koenigsberg was elected as a director of IMH on July 17, 2018. Mr. Koenigsberg has been a senior advisor to Kimberlite Advisors, a NYC investment banking firm since March 2017, and an advisor with Impala Partners, a boutique private equity firm, since July 2015. From 1989 to 2015, Mr. Koenigsberg served in various positions at GE, last serving as President and CEO at GE Capital Markets where he managed all capital markets activities worldwide. At the time, GE Capital was one of the world’s largest financial institutions. Mr. Koenigsberg was named a GE Company Officer in 2006. In his previous positions at GE, he was Chief Financial Officer for GE Real Estate, one of the world’s largest real estate lending and investing businesses with over $90 Billion in assets. Other roles at GE Capital included Head of Financial Planning and Strategic Planning, Chief Investment Officer for GE’s Mortgage businesses, Chief Financial Officer for GE Capital Lending and Leasing businesses, and President of GE Mortgage’s conduit and capital markets activities. Mr. Koenigsberg also managed GE Mortgage’s $100+ billion residential mortgage servicing portfolio and hedging activities. Before joining GE in 1989, Mr. Koenigsberg was a Senior Manager with Arthur Andersen & Co., where he served clients in financial services. Mr. Koenigsberg has previously served on a number of boards of directors. He has extensive experience with running complex organizations, financial operations and SEC regulations. Mr. Koenigsberg earned his B.S. in Accounting and Economics from the City University of New York, Brooklyn College. He is a CPA , and has held several securities industry licenses. The Company believes that Mr. Koenigsberg’s financial and business expertise, including his past senior management positions and operating experience with large, complex organizations gives him the qualifications and skills to serve as a director.