Joshua Rosner is Managing Director at independent research consultancy Graham Fisher & Co and advises regulators and institutional investors on housing and mortgage finance issues. Previously he was the Managing Director of financial services research for Medley Global Advisors and was an Executive Vice President at CIBC World Markets. Mr. Rosner was among the first analysts to identify operational and accounting problems at the Government Sponsored Enterprises and one of the earliest in identifying the peak in the housing market, the likelihood of contagion in credit markets and the weaknesses in the credit rating agencies CDO assumptions.
Mr. Rosner’s work on the Government Sponsored Housing Enterprises, Credit Rating Agencies and mortgage markets has resulted in invitations to present to the Forecasters Club of New York, Professional Risk Managers International Association, ABSummit Geneva, The National Association of Business Economists, Financial Roundtable, the American Enterprise Institute, the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, the Global Fixed Income Institute, CFA Institute, the Hudson Institute, The New America Foundation, The Chicago Fed Annual Bank Structure Conference, The Institutional Investor Legal Forum and the Fixed Income Forum. Privately, he regularly presents his research to leading global policy makers, legislators, central bankers and regulators. Mr. Rosner has authored several groundbreaking papers on housing, structured securities and rating agencies. He has been interviewed on PBS, CNBC, Bloomberg, NBC, CBS and is frequently quoted on major national press. He blogs for New Deal 2.0.