David Buzen

Deputy CIO

David Buzen is Deputy CIO, working with the CIO and Portfolio Managers on BlueMountain’s harvest portfolios.  Previously Mr. Buzen was the Senior Managing Director and head of Assured Guaranty’s Alternative Investments group, and spearheaded the entry of Assured Guaranty into the asset management business.  He joined Assured Guaranty in 2016 after the acquisition of CIFG Holding Inc., where he was President and CEO.  Prior to his years at CIFG, Mr. Buzen was Chief Financial Officer of Churchill Financial, a commercial finance and asset management company. Earlier, he headed DEPFA Bank’s municipal reinvestment and financial guarantee businesses, after serving as Chief Operating Officer of ACE Financial Solutions, which acquired Capital Re Corp. (now Assured Guaranty Corp.), where he had been Chief Financial Officer. He began his career in the financial guaranty industry at Ambac Financial Group.  Mr. Buzen has an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a B.S. in Finance and Economics from the University at Albany.