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Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC)

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Ellington Financial Inc.

53 Forest Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
United States
203 698 1200

Sector(s)Real Estate
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Laurence Eric PennCEO, Pres & DirectorN/AN/A1962
Mr. J. R. HerlihyCFO & Treasurer532.69kN/A1981
Mr. Christopher M. SmernoffChief Accounting Officer383.44kN/A1977
Mr. Mark Ira TecotzkyCo-Chief Investment OfficerN/AN/A1962
Mr. Michael William VranosCo-Chief Investment OfficerN/AN/A1962
Mr. Daniel Reuven MargolisGen. CounselN/AN/A1973
Mr. Jason FrankDeputy Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Vincent AmbricoControllerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Ellington Financial Inc., through its subsidiary, Ellington Financial Operating Partnership LLC, acquires and manages mortgage-related, consumer-related, corporate-related, and other financial assets in the United States. The company acquires and manages residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) backed by prime jumbo, Alt-A, manufactured housing, and subprime residential mortgage loans; RMBS for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by the U.S. government agency or the U.S. government-sponsored entity; residential mortgage loans; commercial mortgage-backed securities; and commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt. It also provides collateralized loan obligations; mortgage-related and non-mortgage-related derivatives; corporate debt and equity securities; corporate loans; and other strategic investments. In addition, the company offers consumer loans and asset-backed securities backed by consumer and commercial assets. Ellington Financial LLC was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

Corporate Governance

Ellington Financial Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 1, 2023 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 5.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.