Masjedi will run a mortgages-focused portfolio in New York for Brevan.
Masjedi spent 14 years at Goldman and has a doctorate in physics, according to his LinkedIn.
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Brevan Howard is adding a big name in New York.
The $11 billion hedge-fund manager run by billionaire Alan Howard poached longtime Goldman Sachs mortgage trader Morad Masjedi, sources tell Insider. Masjedi will start in Brevan’s New York offices in mid-May when his garden leave is over.
Masjedi spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs, according to his LinkedIn, including a decade as an agency mortgage portfolio manager. Before joining Goldman, his LinkedIn says he got a doctorate in physics from New York University.