Brian J. Cooney

Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Surveillance - Eastern Region

Brian Cooney is a managing director in Portfolio Surveillance at National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation. Mr. Cooney is responsible for monitoring and management of insured credits in the Eastern Region. Prior to his current role, he was a managing director in Portfolio Surveillance and managed credits in a number of sectors including municipal housing, student loans, military housing and healthcare.

For more than 20 years, Mr. Cooney worked at MBIA Insurance Corp. where he served in a variety of positions with increasing responsibility in MBIA’s insured portfolio management, risk management and new business areas. Most recently, he was in charge of the consumer and corporate asset-backed insured portfolio management effort. Mr. Cooney also managed MBIA’s Consumer Asset Finance group, which originated transactions secured by a variety of non-mortgage consumer assets and served as a Risk Officer in the company’s risk management division.

Mr. Cooney holds a BA in Business Administration from Saint Michael’s College and an MBA from Clarkson University.