Erik P. Nygaard has been Chief Information Officer of NewCastle Investment Corp. since its inception.
He has been Chief Information Officer and Manager of Fortress Investment Group since its inception.
He co-founded Fortress Investment Group.
He is Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Newcastle Investment Holdings Corp.
He was Managing Director of Union Bank of Switzerland from May 1997 to May 1998. Prior to joining Union Bank of Switzerland, he was a Principal of BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. From April 1990 to July 1994, he was a Director for Nomura Securities International.