Larry Rubenstein is the owner of Rubenstein Advisory LLC, which provides strategic consulting and independent director services primarily in the areas of residential mortgage finance, asset securitization, and other types of financings. He also has over 40 years of experience with major financial institutions both as a structured finance attorney and as a senior investment banker.
Prior to forming Rubenstein Advisory in 2017, Larry was Capital Markets Managing Counsel for Wells Fargo & Company in New York specializing in asset securitization and structured finance transactions. 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, Larry was a Managing Director in Merrill Lynch's investment banking group representing financial institutions and also 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 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.