Michael K. McCully
Michael McCully is a career investment banker with more than 25 years of transaction, investment, and operational experience. Mike worked on some of the mortgage industry's earliest structured cash flow transactions before establishing himself in corporate finance and M&A in 1992. In the 12 years prior to forming New View Advisors, he led teams of professionals to buy, sell, and operate portfolio companies at Lehman Brothers. From 1999-2004 Mike was responsible for the purchase, growth, and sale of Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation. Through acquisitions, capital markets integration, and organic growth, he built this regional company into the nation's largest reverse mortgage originator and servicer. Mr. McCully received his BA in Economics from Cornell University.
Joseph J. Kelly
Joe Kelly is a veteran securitization professional, primarily in prime mortgage assets, including reverse mortgages. Before establishing New View Advisors, Joe managed all aspects of Lehman Brothers' prime mortgage finance agenda, including the first U.S. reverse mortgage securitization in 1999, and SASCO 2006-RM1, one of three securitizations nominated for Total Securitization's North American RMBS Deal of the Year. Joe has developed many new whole loan products and securitization structures, and has designed a number of new reverse mortgage products for his clients. He was the manager and senior structurer for all five jumbo reverse mortgage securitizations. Joe is a frequent speaker at mortgage industry events. Mr. Kelly received his BS and his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.
Al Benedetti joined New View Advisors in 2009 and has worked in the reverse mortgage industry 20 years, most recently as CFO of Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation. Al has successfully managed many areas of the reverse mortgage business including accounting, treasury, tax, financial planning and analysis, investor reporting, secondary marketing and systems. From 1996-1999 Al was Controller of Transamerica HomeFirst, Inc., where he worked on the first U.S. reverse mortgage whole loan sale, and from 1989-1996 Accounting Manager and later Controller of Providential Home Income Plan, Inc., helping to originate some of the earliest private tenure reverse mortgages. Al started his career at Ernst & Young. Mr. Benedetti is a graduate of San Francisco State University and is a CPA in the State of California.