David Lippman

President and Chief Executive Officer
The TCW Group, Inc.


David Lippman is President and Chief Executive Officer of TCW. Mr. Lippman joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest), previously leading the Fixed Income group and TCW’s sales and marketing activities. Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Lippman led MetWest’s strategy and operations as CEO, and was a member of both the credit committee (which determined strategies for corporate securities) and the structured products committee (which determined strategies for mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities). He was also the president and principal executive officer of the Metropolitan West Funds. Prior to joining MetWest in 2001, Mr. Lippman was managing director of structured product sales at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York. Prior to that, he was a managing director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he headed mortgage sales. Prior to joining DLJ, Mr. Lippman worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert in Beverly Hills from 1985 to 1990. Mr. Lippman is a graduate of Drew University and holds a JD from Hofstra University.