About us

Who we are

Pagaya helps our partners create better outcomes for themselves and their customers.

We believe that legacy underwriting systems drive inefficiencies for both our partners and their customers. Our solution is centralized enabling technology that powers our AI network.

Through our technology we seek to provide access to financial services—our partner benefits from higher conversion and their customer realizes their financial goals.

Offices in Tel Aviv, New York and Los Angeles

2016

Founded

400+

Employees

Leadership

Founder-led team with deep finance and tech expertise

Gal Krubiner, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Pagaya
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Gal Krubiner

Gal brings extensive experience to the investments and wealth management industry...

Gal brings extensive experience to the investments and wealth management industry, with a specialization in innovative and sophisticated credit structured products. Prior to Pagaya, Gal focused on structuring and distributing sophisticated credit and asset-backed securities (ABS) products with UBS AG, as well as other positions specializing in investment, entrepreneurism, and financial markets.
Avital Pardo, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Avital Pardo

Avital designed Pagaya's AI based credit model and system...

Avital designed Pagaya's AI based credit model and system. Previously he served as Chief Credit Algorithm Officer at FundBox. As one of Fundbox’s first employees, he was responsible for building its underwriting solution.
Yahav Yulzari, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Pagaya
Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer

Yahav Yulzari

Yahav oversees Pagaya’s growth and commercial activities globally...

Yahav oversees Pagaya’s growth and commercial activities globally. Yahav is a global leader with over 20 years of experience. He is a former real estate entrepreneur and co-founded YEC – Young Entrepreneur Club; a non-profit that has seen dozens of successful graduates.
Michael Kurlander, Chief Financial Officer at Pagaya
Chief Financial Officer

Michael Kurlander

Michael is responsible for all financial functions within the company...

Michael is responsible for all financial functions within the company. Michael joined Pagaya in 2021 with over 20 years of experience at two industry leading financial institutions. Prior to joining Pagaya, he was Deputy Global Treasurer at Citadel where he led core initiatives including building out Citadel’s presence in the Debt Capital Markets, developing risk management frameworks and expanding financing capacity with the world’s largest lenders. Prior to that, he spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs holding leadership positions in Accounting, Corporate Treasury, Operations, and most recently was the COO of GS Bank USA.
Tami Rosen smiling who works for pagaya
Chief People Officer

Tami Rosen

Tami oversees a global team focused on attracting, engaging, developing Pagaya’s most important asset – its people...

Tami oversees a global team focused on attracting, engaging, developing Pagaya’s most important asset – its people. Tami has transformed the employee engagement model, with a focus on inclusion, leadership development and long-term growth from startups to Fortune 100 companies alike. She was an early advocate and changemaker, embracing the inclusion and growth of female, LGBT, and diverse populations, by launching Wall Street’s first Ally program. Tami is a leader with 25 years of experience at Atlassian, Luminar Technologies, Apple, and Goldman Sachs.
Benjamin Blatt, Chief Business Officer at Pagaya
Chief Business Officer

Benjamin Blatt

Benjamin is responsible for the company's Capital Markets, Partnerships, Financial Operations and US Innovation lines...

Benjamin is responsible for the company's Capital Markets, Partnerships, Financial Operations and US Innovation lines. He oversees Pagaya’s securitization programs; now totaling multiple billions of dollars. Previously, Benjamin worked for a variety of financial services corporations including Capital One and Oppenheimer & Co.
Chief Growth Officer Leslie Gillin at Pagaya
Chief Growth Officer

Leslie Gillin

Leslie oversees business development, partnerships, marketing, and leads growth for not just the company, but for all of its partners.

Leslie oversees business development, partnerships, marketing, and leads growth for not just the company, but for all of its partners. Leslie has over 25 years of experience in senior executive leadership roles at Bank of America, Citi, and JP Morgan Chase, where she was most recently Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of the Firm. Leslie led Chase’s co-brand credit card business, which partnered with some of the most high profile brands to become the largest co-brand cards portfolio in the world.
Richmond Glasgow, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Pagaya
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Richmond Glasgow

Richmond is responsible for the legal affairs of the entire company and oversees regulatory compliance within Pagaya...

Richmond is responsible for the legal affairs of the entire company and oversees regulatory compliance within Pagaya, including ensuring compliance with all laws, regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures relevant to the business. Richmond has over a decade of deep executive and legal experience across North America, Asia and Australia, including 7+ years at Skadden Arps representing BlackRock, TPG, Blackstone, Amex, Centene, Sallie Mae and Carlyle.
Chief Operations Officer at Pagaya
Chief Operating Officer

Amol Naik

Amol supports Operations, Legal, Compliance & Risk by driving growth and risk management and controls...

Amol supports Operations, Legal, Compliance & Risk by driving growth and risk management and controls. Amol joined the firm in July 2021 with over 20 years of experience at Goldman Sachs working several years as a Partner and operating within roles spanning across 3 different continents. Amol has a long track record of driving strategic change and leading build-out of business activities, including nurturing talent and developing leaders.
Edward Mallon, Chief Investment Officer at Pagaya
Chief Investment Officer

Edward Mallon

Edward oversees Pagaya’s team of professionals responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing, and monitoring investments on behalf of Pagaya’s accounts and funds...

Edward oversees Pagaya’s team of professionals responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing, and monitoring investments on behalf of Pagaya’s accounts and funds, and is responsible for expanding the Company’s US business.Previously, Ed was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for the Fundamental Opportunistic Investment team within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income Group. Ed was also a member of the Investment Committee for the Special Credit Opportunities' platform and co-chaired the Special Credit Opportunities Operational Oversight Committee.

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