Kevin Chavers

Blackrock Solutions, Managing Director

KevinĀ  is a member of BlackRock's Financial Markets Advisory Group within BlackRock Solutions.

With extensive experience focused on the mortgage capital markets and housing policy in both the public and private sectors, Kevin provides advisory services focusing on housing and mortgage finance to clients and serves as BlackRock's senior coverage officer for the principal federal housing and mortgage related entities. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Kevinwas a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, where he served as a senior relationship manager with coverage responsibilities for federal government and government related clients. He previously headed the global mortgage operating businesses of Morgan Stanley and led their strategic repositioning. He also led strategy, execution and banking for the mortgage principal finance team within the Securitized Products Group.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was a vice president in the Mortgage Securities Department at Goldman Sachs & Co. Kevin served as the President of Ginnie Mae in the Clinton Administration. He also formerly served as Majority Staff Counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. He began his career in the corporate real estate group at the law firm of Milbank, Tweed Hadley and McCloy in New York.

Kevin is a graduate of Harvard Law School (1987) and earned a Bachelors in City Planning from the University Of Virginia School Of Architecture (1984). He currently serves on the boards of directors of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, the Architectural League of New York, the Friends of Education of the Museum of Modern Art, the University of Virginia School of Architectural Foundation and the Ridley Scholarship Fund at the University of Virginia. He is a former member of the boards of the Municipal Arts Society and the Appleseed Foundation. Kevin is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.