Susan Comparato is Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the Board of Directors of Syncora Holdings Ltd. She also holds these positions at the company’s two principal operating subsidiaries, Syncora Guarantee Inc. (SGI) and Syncora Capital Assurance Inc. Ms. Comparato is a member of the Board of Directors of Pike Pointe Holdings, parent of the American Roads operating subsidiaries and Syncora Investment Holdings LLC, the company’s alternative investment platform.
Ms. Comparato has held a series of leadership positions at Syncora. From August 2008 to November 2009, she served as Acting CEO and President. She also served as General Counsel from 2004 to 2009, with responsibility for interaction with all regulatory institutions and for legal counsel and guidance for all the company’s key business initiatives. In 2006, she played an integral role in SGI’s transition to a public holding company. As Associate General Counsel of SGI beginning in 2001, she focused on asset-backed securities, collateralized debt obligations and a variety of structured products. Prior to joining SGI, Ms. Comparato was an Associate Director in risk finance for Barclays Capital and an attorney in the securitization group of the law firm of Sidley & Austin LLP.
Since October 2015, Ms. Comparato has been a member of the Boards of DBRS Inc. and DBRS Ltd., a globally recognized provider of credit rating opinions. She holds a BS, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University and a JD from The College of William & Mary.