Eric Kaplan

Shellpoint Partners, Managing Director, Mortgage Finance


Eric Kaplan joined Shellpoint in September 2011 as head of Mortgage Finance, with a primary focus on building and managing Shellpoint’s securitization program. Eric came to Shellpoint from Morgan Stanley, where he had spent the previous 8-1/2 years developing its distressed mortgage business and covering a variety of residential mortgage whole loan, structured and advisory transactions. Eric began his career in 1993 practicing structured finance law and moved to securitization and whole loan banking in 1998, working as issuer and underwriter across a wide range of proprietary and agented deals. Mr. Kaplan holds an A.B. in Politics from Princeton University, and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law. Active within the Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG), Eric is Chairperson of Project RMBS 3.0, Co-Chairperson of the Residential Mortgage Representation, Warranty and Repurchase Enforcement Subcommittee, an active participant in other committees including GSE Reform, and an alternate Board member.