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Jennifer McGuinness of Mortgage Venture Partners and Ed Fay of The Fay Group have come together to bring you Invigorate Finance, the premier closed loan mortgage conduit aggregator working directly with our lender and investor partners to offer a strategic suite of loan products to our client base. Invigorate Finance brings additional access to credit and enhanced flexibility, a benefit for all market participants.

McGuinness has over 25 years of lending experience and in driving profitable production while emphasizing exemplary customer service and innovation for clients and investors. By teaming with Fay, a leader in special servicing, we are uniquely positioned to execute.


Jennifer D. McGuinness, President

Ms. McGuinness brings over twenty-five years of lending and aggregation, banking, asset management, servicing, securitization, and structured finance experience to Invigorate Finance (“Invigorate”). Most recently, she was Founder and Head of Aggregation & Structured Finance for Mortgage Venture Partners (“MVP”) and has now partnered with The Fay Group to bring you Invigorate. She is also the Founder of Strategic Venture Partners ("SVP”). 

Prior to Invigorate, Ms. McGuinness was Senior Vice President of Single Asset Lending for Colony American Finance n/k/a CoreVest American Finance, wherein she created the inaugural products, built and oversaw retail and correspondent lending. Previously, she was Director and Head of Asset Management and Transaction Banking for both Premium Point Investments and WinWater Home Mortgage, where she was principally responsible for the creation and management of the program and they were first hedge fund issuer of RMBS securities, backed by newly originated mortgage loans. She has also been Vice President of Asset Management and Breach Administration Manager for Deutsche Bank’s RMBS Business, ran various groups for GRP Financial Services Corp. (a Sallie Mae Company), a mortgage loan acquisition, sales, and special servicing business. 


Ms. McGuinness was named a 2019 HousingWire Vanguard, a Winner of the 2019 Women with Vision Award by Women’s Mortgage Banking Magazine, profiled as a significant Woman in Real Estate by REI Ink Magazine, and nominated for two Keystone Awards, the Diversity & Inclusion Award and the Laurie Maggiano Legacy Award in both 2019 and 2018, as well as named a "Leading Lady" for the Five Star Institutes Women in Housing in 2017. Both Mortgage Venture Partners and Strategic Venture Partners were named 2020 Top 25 Fintech Innovators. 

Joseph M. Matteo, Esq., Managing Director, Head of Business Development

Mr. Matteo brings over twenty-four years of financial services, mortgage debt and real estate equity experience to Invigorate Finance. Most recently, he was Partner and Managing Director of Sales and Capital Markets at Maxex LLC, wherein he was instrumental in creating its LoanExchange and they were the first multi-seller to multi-buyer exchange for trading residential mortgage whole loans.


Previously, Mr. Matteo was Senior Vice President, Director of National Sales at Premium Point Investments/WinWater Home Mortgage wherein he was responsible for Prime Jumbo whole loan aggregation from a vast array of sellers including mortgage bankers, banks and credit unions. He has also been Senior Vice President, Correspondent Sales at The Money Source wherein he was instrumental in the dramatic growth of their correspondent business. He has also held senior roles focused on residential mortgage loans with Ally Bank, Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers.