Frank Rooney, Jr.Executive Vice President - Chief Financial OfficerFrank Rooney is the Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for the company’s capital market activities including primary responsibility for its debt strategy and lender relationships. Mr. Rooney also oversees the company’s finance, treasury and accounting functions.
Prior to joining Simpson in 2008, Mr. Rooney was vice president of strategic investments at Fannie Mae where he was responsible for identifying and managing equity investment opportunities including joint ventures with REITs and private developers. Prior to rejoining Fannie Mae in 2006, he was a managing director for Perseus Realty Partners, LLC, where he was a founding member of a start-up real estate fund management division for the established private equity firm. From 1999-2005 Mr. Rooney was Fannie Mae’s Director of Multifamily Direct Investments and previously held positions at Amstar, Citicorp, and Andersen Consulting.
Mr. Rooney has an MBA in finance from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and a BS degree in Business Administration, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University. He also completed credit training at Citicorp’s Institute for Global Finance.
Michael J. CasperExecutive Vice President - Chief Administrative OfficerAs Chief Administrative Officer, Mike Casper oversees the Information Technology, Legal, Risk and People Services departments for Simpson Housing LLLP. Under his leadership, Mr. Casper’s teams have established a consistent path of improving and stabilizing core applications as well as the underlying technologies required to support them. Mr. Casper’s strategic, planning and leadership qualities have furthered his career at Simpson and his responsibilities over multi-departments will lead to more streamlined operations within the organization.
Prior to joining Simpson in 2000, Mr. Casper was formerly employed with a national healthcare provider. In this capacity he had responsibility for all technology and IT support for over 2,000 employees at multiple locations.
Mr. Casper received a degree in Economics from The Colorado College.