Henry Coffey, Jr., CFA®

Managing Director, Equity Research


Specialty Finance


  • CFA Charterholder


Henry has been a Wall Street analyst for over 30 years. His primary focus in recent years has been on housing finance and his work touches on all aspects of the “dwelling” equation, including mortgage REITs, specialty property REITs, and mortgage originators.

In the mid-1990’s, after eight years covering SE banks, he added BDCs to his research focus and his coverage in this sector includes management teams from them. Because of his success, The Wall Street Journal cited him in their Best on the Street Survey. Henry received his MBA from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, and is a CFA Charterholder.


Henry’s Edge: Involves the use of historical perspectives along with forward-thinking approach, to advise and analyze companies such as Ellie Mae (ELLI), Lending Club (LC), Navient Corp. (NAVI), and more. He excels through regulatory matters, especially ones related to topics concerning the CFPB, and his strengths include issues regarding mortgage, consumer, and auto lending.


  • Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corp. (CHMI)
  • CoreCivic (CXW)
  • Fannie Mae (FNMA)
  • FirstCash (FCFS)
  • Freddie Mac (FMCC)
  • GEO Group Inc. (GEO)
  • Guild Holdings Co (GHLD)
  • Home Point Capital Inc. (HMPT)
  • Mr. Cooper Group, Inc. (COOP)
  • New Residential Investment Corp (NRZ)
  • PennyMac Financial Services (PFSI)
  • PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT)
  • Redwood Trust Inc. (RWT)
  • Rocket Companies (RKT)
  • SLM Corp. (SLM)
  • UMH Properties, Inc. (UMH)
  • United Wholesale Mortgage (UWMC)
  • Walker & Dunlop Inc. (WD)