Kevin Barker

Managing Director
Sector Expertise
Additional Expertise
Consumer & Mortgage Finance
Kevin Barker is a managing director and senior equity research analyst at Piper Sandler covering the mortgage and consumer finance sectors. He has been with Piper Sandler since 2015 after spending several years as an equity analyst covering large/mid cap banks, life insurance, and mortgage finance with Compass Point and FBR. Prior to starting his career within equity research, Barker spent three years at Freddie Mac. He often presents industry analysis and provides insight into market dynamic to Boards of Directors within the mortgage industry. Barker is a frequent contributor to the WSJ, CNBC, American Banker, and Bloomberg. Barker earned his MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and bachelor's degree focused on International Finance from American University.

Universe Coverage

Consumer & Mortgage Finance
COOPMr. Cooper Group Inc.
PFSIPennyMac Financial Services, Inc.
PMTPennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust
RWTRedwood Trust, Inc.
ALLYAlly Financial Inc.
COFCapital One Financial Corporation
DFSDiscover Financial Services
OMFOneMain Holdings, Inc.
LDIloanDepot, Inc.
RKTRocket Cos., Inc.
SYFSynchrony Financial
AFRMAffirm Holdings, Inc.
UWMCUnited Wholesale Mortgage Corp.
SOFISoFi Technologies, Inc.
RITMRithm Capital Corp.
HMPTHome Point Capital, Inc.
AXPAmerican Express Company
SQBlock, Inc.
PYPLPayPal Holdings, Inc.