Clayton Holdings LLC, a leader in providing customized risk analysis, loss mitigation, operational solutions and staffing services to the mortgage industry, has announced that Raymond A. Redlingshafer has joined the company as senior managing director. Redlingshafer brings more than 25 years of experience to Clayton Holdings including trading MBS and whole loans; managing a fixed-income institutional sales force and, founding a mortgage REIT and taking the company public. At Clayton he will focus on expanding Clayton's relationships with all secondary market participants and will focus on business development and promotion of Clayton's core products which include Commercial and Residential Due Diligence, Surveillance, Special Servicing and Asset Pricing. He will report to Tom Donatacci, executive vice president for Sales and Marketing. "Although the secondary markets have been in turmoil, there remain opportunities in the market," said Paul Bossidy, Clayton's chief executive officer. "Investors need more than data; they need useful information and insights. Ray brings the market acumen and experience to enable Clayton to help our clients succeed." Redlingshafer said, "Although there are tremendous challenges facing the mortgage loan and securitization market, particularly the secondary market, there are also great opportunities. The type of market intelligence that Clayton can bring to the table is invaluable to any market participant." For more information, visit www.clayton.com.