T.J. Durkin joined Angelo Gordon in 2008 and is a Managing Director, a member of the firm’s Advisory Board, and Head of the firm’s Structured Credit Platform. Mr. Durkin also serves as co‐Portfolio Manager of Angelo Gordon’s structured credit securities portfolios, and as Chief Executive Officer, President, and as a board member of AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MITT), a mortgage REIT managed by an affiliate of Angelo Gordon. Mr. Durkin is also 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. Durkin began his career at Bear, Stearns & Co. where he was a Managing Director on the Non‐Agency Trading Desk focused on the structuring and trading of multiple asset classes, including subprime, Alt‐A, second lien and small balance commercial. Mr. Durkin earned his Bachelor’s degree in finance from Fordham University and currently serves as a member of the school’s President’s Council. He is also a board member of VE International, a not‐for‐profit organization focused on preparing high school students for college and careers through skills learned in an entrepreneurship‐based curriculum.