Anne Zissu

Professor and Chair, Department of Business, New York City College of Technology


Ph.D., Economics, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
M.A., Econometrics, Paris X, University of Nanterre
B.A., Economics, Paris X, University of Nanterre
Maturita, Liceo Scientifico of Florence, Italy

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Anne Zissu is the Chairperson of the Department of Business at Citytech, City University of New York and a research fellow at POLY- NYU, Department of Financial Engineering.  She is a leading expert in asset-backed securities and senior life settlements securitization, has written and edited several books on the subject, and in 2012 had her second edition of The Securitization Markets Handbook: The Structure and Dynamics of Mortgage- and Asset-Backed Securities, published by Wiley.  (The first edition was published by Bloomberg Press in 2005, and was co-authored with Charles A. Stone).

Dr. Zissu's research has appeared in numerous academic journals, including The Journal of Real Estate, Finance and Economics, the FNMA Journal of Housing Research, the Journal of Derivatives, the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, the Journal of Risk Finance, Journal of Alternative Investments, and Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments.

Dr. Zissu has been an expert witness in several cases of securitization transactions (WAMU, Countrywide, and others).  She has  has been invited to lecture on securitization at several institutions such as the ISMA Centre, Reading University, in England; Paris-Dauphine University, in Paris; Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris; the Inter-American Development Bank, in Washington, D.C.; the Securities and Exchange Commission, in Washington D.C.; ESSEC in Paris; The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; Euromoney, in New York; Euromoney in Paris; and Euromoney in London; and NYU-Poly in the Master of Financial Engineering program.

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Asset securitization, mortgage- and asset-backed securities, collateralized debt obligations, securitization of senior life settlements

Selected Publications & Presentations

The Securitization Markets Handbook: Structures and Dynamics of Mortgage- and Asset-Backed Securities (with Charles A. Stone). Second Edition. Wiley. 2012


The Securitization Markets Handbook: Structures and Dynamics of Mortgage- and Asset-Backed Securities (with Charles A. Stone). First Edition. Bloomberg Press.  2005.

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