Robbin Conner has more than 20 years of experience with ABS asset classes, including flow asset classes such as credit cards, auto loans and leases, CDOs, small ticket equipment leasing and student loans; a wide variety of esoteric securitizations such as solar leases, time share receivables, servicer advances, peer-to-peer lending, single family rental, and small box single-property CMBS; and most transportation classes (aircraft, rail and container leasing). His background encompasses leadership and analytic roles on the buy side, sell side and with the rating agencies, and he has led teams both domestically and abroad. Most recently Robbin was engaged as an independent contractor for Goldman Sachs, providing legal advice to and assisting in negotiating transaction documents for securitization teams involved in aircraft securitizations, CLOs, consumer ABS and esoteric transactions, including stranded cost securitization, solar and franchise loan ABS. Prior to that he was an MD at Credit Suisse where he ran asset selection and risk assessment for the bank’s $19B ABCP conduit. Previously he was the COO and head of office for a Bermuda fund specializing in synthetic structured risk and prior to that an MD at Moody’s in NY and London. He has extensive experience in the risk measurement of ABS tranches, model development, portfolio management, compliance, and foreign bank capital regulations relating to structured funds. Robbin began his ABS career as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP where he practiced for more than 5 years. Robbin received his J.D. from Northwestern University and a B.A. in economics from Carleton College.
Recent Articles and Publications
Robbin Conner, "Bubble or Overblown: Ambiguous Signals in the Subprime Auto Lending Market," Journal of Structured Finance, Fall 2016, 22 (3) 32-44; DOI: https://doi.org/10.3905/jsf.2016.22.3.032