Peter T. Paul is the CEO of Headlands Asset Management LLC, an investment management company he founded in 2008. In addition, he is the owner of West Biofuels, a research and development venture and Peter Paul Wines. He is also chairman of The Headlands Foundation, a nonprofit organization he founded in 1995.
In 1986 Paul founded Headlands Mortgage Company. It became one of the premier wholesale lending institutions in the country, specializing in originating, selling, securitizing and servicing residential mortgage loans. After leading Headlands through a successful IPO in February of 1998, Paul negotiated its merger with GreenPoint Financial in 1999.
Paul became vice chairman of GreenPoint Financial and president and CEO of GreenPoint Mortgage. In 2003 opened Paul Financial LLC. Paul Financial LLC was a mortgage loan banking company from 2003 until 2007.
Paul has also served on the following public boards: Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. 1998 to 2004; Sequoia National Bank, 2001 to 2005; and JMP Securities, 2006 to 2009.
In 1999 he was the recipient of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in financial services. In 2003 he received an Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from The Graduate School of Management at Boston University. In 2008 he received the First Annual Achievement in Business Award from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics. In 2009 he received the Pettee Medal from the University of New Hampshire Alumni Association.
Paul earned his bachelor’s in business administration from the University of New Hampshire in 1967. In 1971, he earned an M.B.A. from Boston University, where he currently serves as a trustee.