Management

Barry Bier, Chief Executive Officer

Barry J. Bier, CPA (inactive) is CEO of Arc Home. Mr. Bier has extensive experience in mortgage banking, portfolio management, consulting, litigation support, and mergers and acquisition activities. Mr. Bier also serves as President of ArcLine Lending LLC where he was a founding partner in 2014. ArcLine Lending LLC is an affiliate of Arc Home and is engaged in the warehouse lending business.  Prior to ArcLine Lending LLC, Mr. Bier held senior management positions at some of the largest firms in the industry including, GMAC Mortgage, Homeward, and GE Capital. Prior to entering the mortgage banking business he was a senior auditor for Deloitte & Touche (FKA Touche Ross & Co.).  Mr. Bier is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College, Staten Island, NY. He is a former member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America’s Residential Board of Governors and Secondary Market Committee.


Brad Brautigam, Chief Financial Officer

Brad V. Brautigam is CFO at Arc Home. Mr. Brautigam has over 25 years of experience in financial services, primarily in the residential mortgage industry, including multiple finance leadership roles, risk management, consulting, two business start-ups and the development of two international ventures. Mr. Brautigam also serves as CFO of ArcLine Lending LLC where he was a founding partner in 2014. ArcLine Lending LLC is an affiliate of Arc Home and is engaged in the warehouse lending business Mr. Brautigam has also been extensively engaged as a consultant to the Common Securitization Solutions. Prior to ArcLine Lending LLC, Mr. Brautigam held senior management positions at Ocwen, Mirror Lake Partners, GMAC, Advanta, Prudential Home Mortgage, and KPMG. Mr. Brautigam graduated Summa Cum Laude at the top of the School of Business from James Madison University with Majors in Computer Information Systems and Management and a minor in Economics.


David Larkin, Esquire, General Counsel

David Larkin has over 20 years experience as General Counsel. Most recently, in his role as Owner of CADRExperts, LLC, Mr. Larkin oversaw a national dispute resolution entity focused on community association, real estate, construction and labor disputes. Prior to CADRExperts, Mr. Larkin was Vice President/General Counsel of TBI Mortgage and  Ancillary Business for Toll Brothers, Inc. He is an expert in compliance with mortgage banking related regulations and laws . He has extensive experience in industry-related contract law, including purchase and sale agreements and warehouse lending arrangements. Prior to joining Toll Brothers, Mr. Larkin served as General Counsel of the Quaker Group and American Affordable Housing. Mr. Larkin graduated from Rutgers School of Law – Camden, Juris Doctor and passed the State Bar of New Jersey and State Bar of Pennsylvania. 


Sandy Blitzer, Head of Capital Markets

Sandy J. Blitzer is head of Capital Markets at Arc Home.  Mr. Blitzer has over 20 years experience in the residential mortgage industry with a diverse background in the capital markets. Mr. Blitzer also serves as Chief Investment Officer of ArcLine Lending LLC where he was a founding partner in 2014. ArcLine Lending LLC is an affiliate of Arc Home and is engaged in the warehouse lending business. Prior to ArcLine Lending LLC, his role was Senior Vice President of Capital Markets for Homeward Residential, Inc. Mr. Blitzer spent 16 years at GMAC ResCap/Ally Bank. Mr. Blitzer started as a Trader at GMAC in 1995 and rose to the position of Managing Director, Capital Markets Trading. He served in this capacity from 1999 to 2009, managing the mortgage origination trading desk and operations.  From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Blitzer was Managing Director, Mortgage Pricing and Market Analytics. Mr. Blitzer holds a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the Temple University Fox School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Maryland.


 Martin Schroeter, Head of Business Development

Martin Schroeter is Head of Business Development at Arc Home.  Mr. Schroeter has 30 years of experience in developing unique and profitable initiatives in the mortgage banking arena. Mr. Schroeter also serves in a similar role at ArcLine Lending LLC where he was a founding partner in 2014. ArcLine Lending LLC is an affiliate of Arc Home and is engaged in the warehouse lending business. Prior to ArcLine Lending LLC Mr. Schroeter held senior management positions at Homeward Residential, GMAC, and GE Capital. Mr. Schroeter holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in Economics from Villanova University.


Joanne Wight, Senior Vice President Operations

Joanne Wight has over 30 years mortgage banking experience with a concentration in operations management.  Most recently, Ms. Wight lead the operations in developing a Correspondent Channel and Warehouse Lending services for Homeward Residential. Prior to Homeward, Ms. Wight has spent more than a decade as Vice President of Correspondent Operations at GMAC Mortgage. In this position, Ms. Wight was responsible for transitioning the entire work flow of the operations area into a paperless process by leveraging imaging solutions. Joanne began her career at GE Capital Mortgage Services (aka Travelers Mortgage Services) in 1983. 


John Douglas, Senior Vice President of Correspondent Lending and Business Development

John Douglas joined Arc Home in June of 2017 as Vice President of Business Lending heading up Broker and Correspondent Sales. John brings over 15 years of experience in mortgages, financial services and business development. Prior to Arc Home, John was Vice President of Sales and Business Development where he led a very successful team of correspondent account executives growing the Homeward correspondent business from zero originations to over a billion of production a month by the end of 2012. Throughout his time at Homeward John’s responsibilities grew to include West Coast Vice President of Wholesale as well as Relationship Manager of the JMA Channel at Homeward.  John also has experience and extensive training in the financial services arena obtaining his series 7 and 66/63 licensing while working for AXA Financial and holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certification. John is a graduate of Catholic University where he earned BA and MA degree.