Larry Rubenstein has over 40 years of experience with major financial institutions both as an attorney and as an investment banker.
Larry is Capital Markets Managing Counsel for Wells Fargo & Company in New York. He has been responsible for all legal matters involving the capital markets activities of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, the nation's largest residential mortgage lender, and the residential mortgage securitization and other financing activities of Wells Fargo Securities. Before moving to Wells Fargo in 1995, Larry was General Counsel of Prudential's residential mortgage securitization companies and the manager of a capital markets legal group. Previously, he was a Managing Director in Merrill Lynch's investment banking group as well as a senior investment banker with the structured finance group of Goldman Sachs. Earlier in his career, he was the chief securities attorney and Deputy General Counsel of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation ("Freddie Mac") in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Rubenstein has held many leadership positions with trade associations within the structured finance industry. He currently co-chairs the Residential Mortgage Committee for the Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG). His prior leadership positions included membership on the Board of Directors of the American Securitization Forum. He has been a leading industry voice for well-balanced structural and regulatory reforms for the private-label residential mortgage securitization markets.
Larry also serves on the Board of Trustees of the SFIG Foundation, which provides scholarships and career opportunities to underserved youth who have successfully participated in customized mentoring programs.
Larry is the grandson of Russian immigrants who fled persecution and came to New York. He received a B.S. degree in Community Development from Penn State University and a J.D. degree from American University Law School.