Jerry Tang is an Executive Director and Head of CMBS Securitization. He joined Natixis in January 2007 and oversees pricing, securitization and trading. Among the activities of these areas are the pricing and structuring of new loans, hedging interest rate and credit risk, negotiating with rating agencies and deal partners in the securitization process, deal marketing, and developing and maintaining relationships with investors in whole loans, pari passu notes, b-notes, mezzanine debt and b-pieces. Mr. Tang has nine years of commercial real estate lending and investing experience. He worked on underwriting, loan origination, structuring/hedging, asset management and pricing in various roles. He is on the pricing committee that makes pricing/credit decisions for the group. Mr. Tang received an MS in engineering from Columbia University and a BA, with high honors, from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.