Brian Wornow

Managing Director
Financial Services Investment Banking

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Brian Wornow

Brian Wornow is a managing director in financial services investment banking at Piper Sandler. Wornow has more than 20 years serving in various financial advisory, capital markets and sales & trading leadership roles.

Most recently, Wornow was a managing director at Keefe Bruyette & Woods in their financial institution and fin tech investment banking group where he provided M&A and capital raising advisory services to a large and varied mix of alternative lending companies, servicing companies, fin-tech firms, business services entities, asset managers, REITs and other asset backed originators and managers.

Prior to joining KBW, Wornow was a managing director and co-head of the Morgan Stanley residential mortgage whole loan trading business where he oversaw all facets of trading, sales and risk management. While in that role, he served as the president and a board member of Morgan Stanley Mortgage Capital Holdings, LLC., $5 billion multi asset trading entity responsible for all firm-wide commercial real estate, residential mortgage and mortgage servicing rights assets in whole loan and securities form. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he held executive and managerial roles at UBS Securities, LLC., MortgageIT LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank Securities) and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Wornow has earned a Juris doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the State University of New York-Binghamton. He is also admitted to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey and Wisconsin.