Mark Warner, CFA

Mark Warner, CFA

Managing Director, Risk & Quantitative Analysis group

Mark Warner, CFA, is a Managing Director in the Risk & Quantitative Analysis (RQA) group at BlackRock. In July 2014 he became responsible for global risk management of commercial real estate exposures across both public fixed income and private equity real estate businesses. He joined BlackRock in 1993 and spent 21 years in the fixed-income division running the CMBS trading desk and managing client portfolios of securitized assets, primarily CMBS, ABS and MBS. Clients included insurance companies, mutual funds and pension plans. During those years in fixed income he partnered with BlackRock Solutions on the development of CMBS analytics to support alpha generation and risk management of commercial real estate debt exposures. Prior to BlackRock he was at Prudential Insurance from1987 to 1993 and held positions in fixed income portfolio management and the commercial real estate debt division.


Mr. Warner is a former executive vice president and member of the Board of Governors of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC) an industry trade association that promotes best practices, data and reporting standards and dialog among real estate lenders, rating agencies and investors.


Mr. Warner authored the chapter entitled "Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Portfolio Management" in Whole-Loan CMOs, published by Frank J. Fabozzi Associates in 1995. He also co-authored the article entitled "The ABC's of CMBS" for the Pension Real Estate Association's Fourth Quarter 1996 magazine.


Mr. Warner earned a BA degree in political science from Columbia University and an MBA degree in finance and marketing from Columbia University School of Business.