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Brian Vahey has worked over 12 years in the financial services sector.  He specializes in providing advisory services for clients and attorneys with issues in the finance sector including asset management,  fiduciary duties, regulatory compliance, trading, risk, proper due diligence, fraud, restructurings, bankruptcies, and securities valuations and models.  Mr. Vahey has analytical and trading experience across a broad range of investments, particularly within fixed income and asset-backed products, including commercial and residential real estate loans and securities.

As a consultant, Mr. Vahey has been active in investigating and supporting litigation involving asset management, financial services and securities, including structured financial products of all types including RMBS, ABS, CDOs, and CMBS. His client audience has included investment and retail banks, insurance companies, pension funds, private equity, hedge funds and individual investors.

Mr. Vahey previously spent over 10 years as an institutional investor in the analysis, management and trading of fixed income and derivatives. He was a portfolio manager for pension, mutual fund, insurance, CDO, and segregated account investors. Mr. Vahey also managed and traded positions for a large hedge fund that specialized in distressed assets.

Mr. Vahey was also a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy's Submarine Service and recently retired from the U.S. Naval Reserves. He received his B.S. from the University of Notre Dame and earned a B.S. (Equivalent) from the U.S. Navy Nuclear Training Program.


University of Notre Dame
B.S., Aerospace Engineering

Naval Nuclear Power School
B.S. equivalent, Nuclear Engineering           

Employment History

Mesirow Financial Consulting
Managing director
2008 - 2012

King Street Capital
2006 - 2008

GE Capital and GE Asset Management
Portfolio manager
1999 - 2006

United States Navy
Lieutenant commander, Submarine Force
1991 - 1998


Representative Engagements

News & Insights

Selected Publications


Professional Affiliations

Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, member


CFA Institute Charterholder

Chartered Financial Analyst

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt