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Citadel expands mortgage and securitized products team


Citadel Investment Group has hired four senior executives for its mortgage and securitized products business.

The Chicago firm tapped Glenn Perillo, formerly a managing director in the portfolio management group at BlackRock, as head of securitized products research. Perillo had specialized in residential mortgage investments and served as head of mortgage research and co-head of financial modeling for BlackRock Solutions, BlackRock’s risk advisory unit. Perillo will report to Patrik Edsparr, head of global fixed income and chief executive of Citadel Europe.

Citadel has also hired Rajan Dabholkar, Brian McDonald and Kevin Scherer as portfolio managers for its securitized products