Mr. DeFife currently serves as Executive Vice President for Hunt Companies, Inc. In this role, Mr. DeFife is responsible for Business Development for Hunt and its affiliates. He also is responsible for attracting institutional capital partners for specific investment programs as well as other special projects across the business. Mr. DeFife serves on several boards and investment committees for Hunt Affiliates and is also a member of the Hunt Companies Executive Committee.
Mr. DeFife has more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, including sales and trading of fixed income securities, real estate, and capital markets. Prior to joining Hunt, Mr. DeFife was Managing Director at Jefferies LLC where he ran the Fixed Income office in Chicago. Mr. DeFife also worked with both Barclays Capital, Inc. and Lehman Brothers, Inc.
Mr. DeFife received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from the University of Notre Dame.