Christopher J. Abate

Christopher J. Abate, Chief Executive Officer

Christopher J. Abate has served as Chief Executive Officer since May 2018 and as a director since December 2017. Mr. Abate has been employed with Redwood since April 2006, previously serving as Redwood’s President from July 2016 to May 2018, Chief Financial Officer from March 2012 to August 2017, and Controller from January 2009 to March 2013. Mr. Abate is currently Chairman of the Board of Structured Finance Association (a private company). Before joining Redwood, Mr. Abate was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Western Michigan University, an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University.