RAIT Financial Appoints New CFO

Before joining RAIT, Paul Kopsky served as executive vice president & COO of Hunt Cos.
Paul Kopsky Jr., chief financial officer & treasurer, RAIT Financial Trust
Paul Kopsky Jr., chief financial officer & treasurer, RAIT Financial Trust

Philadelphia—RAIT Financial Trust announced the appointment of Paul Kopsky Jr. as its new chief financial officer & treasurer, effective Feb. 27, 2017. Kopsky will succeed James Sebra, who will continue in his roles until either the completed filing of the company’s form 10-K or March 31, 2017.

Before joining RAIT, Kopsky was executive vice president & chief operating officer of Hunt Cos. since 2013, managing director for Jeffries & Co. in the investment banking project finance group from 2011 to 2013. He has also served in various executive finance and account leadership roles for Capmark Financial Group, RGA, Nationwide Insurance, Lincoln Financial and Conning/Swiss Re.

“Paul’s broad range of capabilities including in the areas of capital markets, capital structures, strategic transactions, company operations, accounting, financial reporting, risk management and strategic planning, enhances alignment of our strategic vision for growing shareholder value with our vision for operational execution and financial performance, which we believe will benefit RAIT and our shareholders greatly,” said Scott Davidson, RAIT’s president & CEO, in a prepared statement.

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