Nicholas Smith joined Angelo Gordon in 2021 as a Managing Director in the Structured Credit team and is the head of the firm’s Residential Whole Loan Business. Mr. Smith serves as the Chief Investment Officer and as a board member of AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MITT), a mortgage REIT managed by an affiliate of Angelo Gordon. Mr. Smith also serves as a board member of Arc Home LLC, a mortgage originator and GSE licensed servicer owned by affiliates of Angelo Gordon. Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, Mr. Smith was a Managing Director at Bank of America Securities, where he was the Non‐Agency RMBS and ABS Trading Desk Head. During his tenure at Bank of America Securities, Mr. Smith was instrumental in developing the Whole Loan Purchase Program along with the disposition of Credit Sensitive Loans for the Legacy Assets and Servicing Group. Prior to working at Bank of America, Mr. Smith worked at Guggenheim Capital Markets and Bear, Stearns & Co. in various trading, banking and structuring roles. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics from Colgate University.