Mike Vranos and five partners founded the firm after holding senior roles in the mortgage departments at Kidder Peabody and Lehman Brothers.
Ellington launches its first domestic hedge fund.
Ellington launches its first offshore hedge fund.
Ellington Financial LLC, which would later become a publicly traded partnership, is formed.
Ellington diversifies further, expanding quantitative strategies.
Ellington Financial goes public and begins trading on the NYSE.
Ellington launches its second public company, Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT, an agency mortgage REIT.
Ellington opens a London office to reach its global investors and expand European investment strategies.
Ellington launches Ellington Private Opportunities, a private debt fund.