Christine Brunie

Christine Brunie
Managing Director, Modeling & Analytics
(646) 246-6962

Christine Brunie is a Managing Director in our Modeling and Analytics Group.  Christine has 20+ years’ experience in the structured finance sector.  During Christine’s career, she has held numerous capital market positions relating to credit, underwriting and operational risk.  Her areas of expertise include US RMBS, US and International Consumer and Commercial esoteric asset sectors covering the following sectors:  timeshare, whole business securitization, student loans, fleet rental, autos, credit card, medical receivables, railcar, and marine containers.  Prior to joining Oakleaf Group, Christine held various positions consisting of buy side asset management, consumer finance, monoline insurance, rating agency entities.

Appeal denied to overturn $839 million RMBS award
Managing Director, Modeling & Analytics
Plaintiff’s win – Defendants Nomura and RBS tried unsuccessfully on appeal to prove the mortgage / bond losses were attributable to the broader financial crisis in 2008.
As a leading provider of litigation services, Oakleaf follows the securities litigation industry very closely. To support our clients in this arena we provide modeling expertise, loan file underwriting, data analytics and testifying expertise. Below we have summarized a recent ruling that is particularly pertinent to that work: an appeal decision for the first mortgage-backed security fraud case which originally went to trial in 2015.
Managing Director, Modeling & Analytics
A review of a large sample of non-agency RMBS transactions, which are backed by varying types of collateral, revealed that optional call eligibility varied depending upon the type and vintage of underlying collateral. Based on the review sample, the trusts, backed by subprime collateral, are the...
Managing Director, Modeling & Analytics
Under my direction, the Modeling and Analytics division of Oakleaf Group aggregates published loan level data for RMBS transactions and checks the “waterfall” cash allocation rules that apply to each trust. We have reconciled hundreds of trusts over thousands of remittance months administered by...
Trustee Bond Administration Quality Varies Significantly
Managing Director, Modeling & Analytics
Under my direction, the Modeling and Analytics division of Oakleaf Group aggregates published loan level data for RMBS transactions and checks the “waterfall” cash allocation rules that apply to each trust. We have reconciled hundreds of trusts over thousands of remittance months administrated by...