ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Angel Oak Companies (Angel Oak) continues to display leadership when it comes to growth and corporate culture, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which named Angel Oak a 2017 Top Workplace, and The Atlanta Business Chronicle, which named Angel Oak a 2017 Pacesetter. These awards represent the third-straight year the firm has been ranked among the best and fastest growing companies in the region.
“These awards reflect our determination to innovate in everything we do,” says Angel Oak co-CEO Mike Fierman. “We’ve become a national leader in the financial services industry because we continue to take fresh perspectives, whether it’s finding new ways to finance alternative lending, offering specialized fixed income investments or creating unique programs to reward the hard work of our employees. It’s that innovative culture, which above all else has spurred our evolution into a premier company in the financial services industry.”
Formed in 2008, Angel Oak focuses on credit opportunities within asset management, capital markets and mortgage lending. Angel Oak’s asset management business currently has over $6 billion in assets under management and its lending platform has originated over $2.5 billion in residential mortgage loans since inception. This growth allowed Angel Oak’s affiliates to increase staff by 27% in 2016.
“Now that we’ve been recognized as one of the best places to work in Atlanta and one of the fastest growing companies in the region for three consecutive years, we’re confident that we have the people, the expertise and the products to continue to grow and succeed as we pioneer the new alternative lending market,” continued Fierman.
About the awards
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s 2017 Top Workplace Award asked employees to answer a series of survey questions that determines worker happiness and loyalty. More than 2,500 companies received nominations to participate in the award process and nearly 60,000 employees responded to the survey. Companies who were recognized have earned the loyalty and affection of their employees and should be considered the best metro Atlanta has to offer.
The Atlanta Business Chronicle 2017 Pacesetter Awards is an annual ranking of Atlanta’s fastest-growing private companies. To be considered, a company must have been in business since the first quarter 2014 or earlier (to judge a two-year growth); have experienced a two-year growth in sales of more than 50%; and have 2016 revenues between $1 million and $300 million.
About Angel Oak Companies
Angel Oak Companies is a collective of independent and diversified financial services firms, offering unique and specialized fixed-income expertise. Working with institutions and individual investors, the affiliated companies deliver asset management, lending capital market services, focused on turning credit challenges into investment opportunities.
For more information, please visit: www.angeloakcompanies.com
About Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC
Angel Oak Capital Advisors is an investment management firm focused on providing compelling fixed income investment solutions for its clients. Backed by a value-driven approach, Angel Oak Capital Advisors seeks to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns through a combination of stable current income and price appreciation. The experienced investment team seeks the best opportunities in fixed income with a specialization in mortgage-backed securities and other areas of structured credit. As of March 31, 2017, Angel Oak Capital has over $6 billion USD in assets under management across its mutual funds, private funds and separately managed accounts.
For more information, please visit: www.angeloakcapital.com
About Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions, LLC
Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions, a leader in alternative lending solutions, is the top wholesale provider of non-qualified mortgage loans. Angel Oak’s team of mortgage experts continues to pioneer a fresh, common sense approach to overcoming today’s mortgage lending challenges. Operating in 35 states, their breadth of Non-Agency products expands the pool of borrowers by offering partners more opportunities to grow their business and better serve their customers.
For more information, please visit www.angeloakms.com
About Angel Oak Home Loans, LLC
Angel Oak Home Loans is a full service mortgage lender. In addition to offering traditional mortgage products, Angel Oak specializes in innovative alternative lending options. Angel Oak Home Loans’ flexible, supportive approach empowers prospective homebuyers to embark on a new path with confidence. Angel Oak’s experienced team of licensed mortgage advisors is leading the way by delivering start-to-finish mortgage support and a superior client experience.
For more information, please visit: www.angeloakhomeloans.com
About Angel Oak Prime Bridge, LLC
Angel Oak Prime Bridge is a commercial residential lender providing financing solutions for today’s real estate investor. The Company was created in 2011 by individuals with extensive lending experience in the residential and commercial lending space. Their lending philosophy is founded upon a tenet of providing innovative portfolio loan programs, while consistently delivering an exceptional client experience, for both borrowers and referral partners.
For more information, please visit: www.angeloakprimebridge.com