Doug Naidus

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Doug Naidus (born December 30, 1965)[1] is an American businessman who is the founder and chief executive officer of[2] World Business Lenders, LLC.

Early life[edit]

Naidus was born in Queens, New York and raised in Huntington, New York.


Naidus graduated from Syracuse University[3] with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Career in finance[edit]

Naidus founded IPI Skyscraper, a mortgage brokerage company, in 1988. Under his leadership, IPI Skyscraper transformed from a start-up to one of the largest mortgage brokers in the United States.[4] In 1999, Naidus founded MortgageIT, a nationwide real estate investment trust and residential mortgage lending company, where he served as chairman and chief executive officer. The company, which funded $33 billion in residential mortgage loans, was listed publicly on the New York Stock Exchange in 2004 before being acquired by Deutsche Bank in 2007.[5]

Deutsche Bank[edit]

Naidus held the position of Managing Director and Global Head of Residential Lending and Trading at Deutsche Bank from 2007 to 2011,[1] where he directed the bank’s residential real estate lending and related trading businesses world-wide. He worked with the bank’s senior leadership to successfully navigate the global credit disruptions during 2007-2009 and was responsible for expanding the bank’s retail presence in a number of key international markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and the United Kingdom, as well as various Latin American countries.[6]

World Business Lenders[edit]

In 2011, Naidus founded and currently serves as chairman and chief executive officer[7] of World Business Lenders, a Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) company.

Personal life[edit]

Naidus lives in New Jersey with his wife Tatiana and their three children.


  1. ^ a b Retrieved 2018-10-29. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Lending firm leaves Manhattan, cuts ribbon on new Jersey City headquarters | NJBIZ". NJBIZ. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  3. ^ "Alumni US | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York Area". Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  4. ^ ""MortgageIT CEO Shares Post-Deal Vision" by Shenn, Jody - American Banker, Vol. 171, Issue 141, July 25, 2006 | Online Research Library: Questia". Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  5. ^ "Mortgage Holdings, Inc, Quarterly report". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 2006. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  6. ^ "Seasoned investment expert explains financing for SMEs". Al Bawaba. 2013-05-08. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  7. ^ "About Us | World Business Lenders – World Business Lenders". Retrieved 2018-10-29.