Angel Oak Recognized for Third Consecutive Year as a Leader in Growth and Culture

05/31/17

The Atlanta-based firm again named Top Workplace by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a Pacesetter by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

April 27, 2017 – ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Angel Oak Companies (Angel Oak) continues to display leadership when it comes to growth and corporate culture, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which named Angel Oak a 2017 Top Workplace, and The Atlanta Business Chronicle, which named Angel Oak a 2017 Pacesetter. These awards represent the third-straight year the firm has been ranked among the best and fastest growing companies in the region. “These awards reflect our determination to innovate in everything we do,” says Angel Oak co-CEO Mike Fierman. “We’ve become a national leader in the financial services industry because we continue to take fresh perspectives, whether it’s finding new ways to finance alternative lending, offering specialized fixed income investments or creating unique programs to reward the hard work of our employees. It’s that innovative culture, which above all else has spurred our evolution into a premier company in the financial services industry.”

Formed in 2008, Angel Oak focuses on credit opportunities within asset management, capital markets and mortgage lending. Angel Oak’s asset management business currently has over $6 billion in assets under management and its lending platform has originated over $2.5 billion in residential mortgage loans since inception. This growth allowed Angel Oak’s affiliates to increase staff by 27% in 2016. “Now that we’ve been recognized as one of the best places to work in Atlanta and one of the fastest growing companies in the region for three consecutive years, we’re confident that we have the people, the expertise and the products to continue to grow and succeed as we pioneer the new alternative lending market,” continued Fierman.

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