Senior Professionals

The Chotin Group Corporation has a seasoned team of professionals with expertise across the entire spectrum of mortgage finance.


Steven Chotin
Steven B. Chotin

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Chotin leads the Executive, Management, and Investment Committees and is instrumental in all aspects of strategy and business development.
Steven Chotin


Eric Westerhausen
J. Eric Westerhausen

Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer


Mr. Westerhausen is responsible for the firms operations, compliance oversight, government affairs, and is a member of the firm’s Executive, Management, and Investment Committees.
Eric Westerhausen


Paul Isherwood
Paul Isherwood

Chief Investment Officer


Mr. Isherwood is responsible for overseeing the analysis, trading and management of The Chotin Group’s investment portfolios and he is a member of the Investment Committee.
Paul Isherwood


Gary Poole
Gary L. Poole

Vice President, Finance


Mr. Poole is responsible for managing all accounting functions at The Chotin Group and is a member of the Executive, Management, and Investment Committees. He also serves as Treasurer to The Chotin Group and its affiliates.
Gary Poole


Nicole Brown
Nicole Brown

Vice President, Administration

Ms. Brown is responsible for managing human resources, compliance administration, and day-to-day operations of the firm, serving as a member of the Management Committee. Ms. Brown also manages the corporate governance function for The Chotin Group and its affiliates as Secretary.
Nicole Brown


Ross Chotin
Ross S. Chotin

Vice President, Real Estate


Mr. Chotin provides a key role in the management of The Chotin Group’s real estate initiatives and is an integral part of the real estate acquisition team. He is also a member of the Investment and Management Committees and is responsible for day-to-day oversight of the company’s portfolios and assists in business development.
Ross Chotin