Brian Vahey has worked for over 20 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 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. He also managed and traded positions for a large hedge fund that specialized in distressed assets.

Mr. Vahey was a lieutenant commander in the US Navy’s Submarine Service and recently retired from the US Naval Reserves.

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


CFA Institute Charterholder

Chartered Financial Analyst

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Areas of Expertise


University of Notre Dame
BS, Aerospace Engineering

Naval Nuclear Power School
BS equivalent, Nuclear Engineering