In today’s Hot Topic we’ve got Marina Walsh & Les Parker, here to discuss IMB (Independent mortgage banks) statistics, and how its production profits are soaring in the second quarter of 2020!
HousingWire’s September 2nd article, “IMB’s nearly triple their net gain per loan in second quarter” in which Maria is quoted.
About Marina Walsh…………..
Marina B. Walsh
Vice President, Industry Analysis, Research and Economics @ Mortgage Bankers Association
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She has worked in real estate finance for close to twenty years. Currently, she leads the management and direction for the annual and quarterly Mortgage Bankers Performance Reports, the Servicing Operations Study and Forum, the Peer Group Survey and Roundtable Program, the Mortgage Banking Compensation Survey Program and other ad hoc surveys and policy analyses. She is also MBA’s spokesperson for the Quarterly National Delinquency Survey.
Education and Experience
Prior to joining MBA, Walsh was a manager in Ernst and Young’s Real Estate Advisory Services Group where her focus was Federal credit program design, implementation and performance measurement. She started her career in the Management Training Program, then subsequently the financial planning division, of the Port Authority of NY & NJ. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University.
About Les Parker……………
Les Parker, CMB, AMP
Managing Director at Transformational Mortgage Solutions
Advisory Board Member for Ainsworth Advisors
Want to know more about Les Parker?
Les Parker served as the Senior Vice President of Industry Relations and Consulting at LoanLogics, a technology and services provider focused on improving mortgage loan quality, performance, and reliability throughout the loan lifecycle. His responsibilities included managing the company’s life of loan analytics and monitoring capabilities, overseeing consulting services, contributor to strategic planning team, and communicating with industry leaders to develop and maintain positive relationships. He focused on identifying threats and strategic opportunities.
Education and Experience
Parker has executive mortgage banking experience in capital markets, servicing, operations, production and financial management. Parker has served as director of the largest private issuer of CMOs. His educational background covers music, religious studies, mortgage banking, mathematics, and business administration. Parker holds a BBA in Finance, other degrees, and has held numerous securities licenses. Parker is a Master Certified Mortgage Banker, a designation conferred by the Mortgage Bankers Association. Parker writes, speaks, and provides audio content, Since the late 1980s, he publishes a daily newsletter connecting global macroeconomics to the US interest rate movement.