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Weekend update about the 27th Annual Regional Conference of MBAs in Atlantic City

Andrew T Berman
Mar 06, 2010

Before the weekend gets underway, I wanted to share some big news about the 27th Annual Regional Conference of MBAs on Sunday, March 14 through 19, 2010 taking place at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, NJ. In addition to the stallar line-up already scheduled below, Dave Hershman will be presenting "Management Skills for Leaders." Additionally, the exhibit hall is almost sold out. They have surpassed the number of exhibitors in 2009 and could sell out this exhibit hall soon.   If you have not already seen the schedule, click here for the preliminary conference schedule. You can registration here for the conference. more details about the conference can be found here. As you are aware, this conference a powerful line-up of speakers including a general session with speakers like:   Ted Tozer (Ginnie Mae) (Invited) David H. Stevens, Assistant Secretary for Housing and Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration (Invited) Robert E. Story, Jr., CMB, Chairman, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) (Confirmed) There is also a panel discussion moderated by Regina M. Lowrie, CMB, President & CEO, Vision Mortgage Capital, LLC which includes:   John Courson Barry Bier, President, Cooper River Financial, LLC; EVP, GMAC Bank; Executive Vice President, GMAC ResCap (Confirmed) Daniel G. Crockett, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Franklin American Mortgage Company (Invited) Peter R. Norden, President/CEO, AMA Advisors, LLC (Confirmed) Douglas G. Duncan, Vice President and Chief Economist, Fannie Mae (Confirmed) Regulators Roundtable featuring the regulators from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland.   The exhibit hall is going to be HUGE! This is one of the biggest exhibit halls we have seen in Atlantic City in a number of years. I can't share the entire list, however I wanted to at least share with you some of the companies we work with. They include Advanced Data, LLC,Apartment Bank, Calyx Software, Flagstar Wholesale Lending, Freedom Mortgage, MBSauthority, MetLife Home Loans, Mortgage Banking Systems - ProClose, Mortgage Pricing Systems, Platinum Credit Services, Inc., Presidents First, Quality Mortgage Services, REMN - Real Estate Mortgage Network, and Xetus. In the event you are not familiar with the companies, I have asked each company to provide a bio:   Advanced Data®: Introducing a focused approach to the current challenges of the mortgage industry with customized data solutions in our cutting-edge SOA (service-oriented architecture); answering the demands and scrutiny of the emerging mortgage market. With over 14 years of experience in the industry, we offer advanced technology combined with exceptional customer service tailored to fit our individual clients’ needs. Proud sponsor of the 27th Annual Regional Conference of MBAs! Apartment Bank: Apartment Bank a division of Bank of Internet USA, (NASDAQ BOFI) is excited to announce the opening of its Nationwide Multifamily platform. The Apartment Bank program serves the needs of the smaller, multifamily loan borrowers with efficiency and expertise. Please call John Drennan Office: (917)238-9064 Cell: (917)545-5125 Email: john.drennan@apartmentbank.com Calyx Software: Calyx Software, the #1 provider of mortgage solutions is dedicated to offering reliable and affordable software that streamlines, integrates and optimizes all phases of the loan process. Point, the preferred application for mortgage brokers and bankers, offers advanced technology with functionality and simplicity that makes loan processing fast and easy. PointCentral enables a secure, efficient work flow with centralized storage and remote access. Flagstar Wholesale Lending: Flagstar Wholesale Lending is an innovative lender consistently leading the industry in utilizing technology, including subsidiary DocVelocity from Paperless Office Solutions, to streamline its mortgage process for independent mortgage originators and correspondent lenders that use their services. Freedom Mortgage: Freedom Mortgage Corporation is a full service mortgage banker engaged in the origination and servicing of residential mortgage loans. MBSauthority: Stay ahead of intra-day reprices with our easy to use and understand Mortgage Backed Security monitoring system. Live FNMA and GNMA MBS data, graphs and more importantly - analysis by our bond experts. Easy to use DashBoard system, Mobile Version, Text Alerts, Weekly Personalized Newsletter, Economic Data and Reports, Conference Calls and Webinars and much more. FREE Trial - no credit card needed. MetLife Home Loans: MetLife Home Loans is a full-service Wholesale Mortgage Lender, offering a wide variety of programs including Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA, Fannie Mae Refi Plus and Freddie Mac Rate Relief Open Access. For more information, see our website at www.wholesale.metlifehomeloans.com. Mortgage Banking Systems - ProClose: Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Mortgage Banking Systems has specialized in mortgage closing software for mortgage companies nationwide for over 20 years. ProClose gives lenders control over their own closing documents and provides an extensive library of lender and industry specific forms with accurate, compliant closing documents with secure electronic delivery. Their staff of mortgage professionals has an average of over 10 years in the mortgage industry. For more information, please call 1-800-783-2283 or visit www.ProClose.com. Mortgage Pricing Systems: Mortgage Pricing Systems – Provides standout PRODUCT ELIGIBILITY and PRICING services. MPS combines speed and accuracy with ease of use and superior support – a winning combination! Features include LOS/LMS links, pipeline pricing, rate alerts and data delivery options for rate sheets. Platinum Credit Services, Inc.: Platinum Credit Services, Inc. (PCS) is a leading mortgage lender services and screening services provider. PCS offers a suite of products and services to help our clients close more loans. PCS is more than just credit; PCS is a company that has the products, knowledge and experience to help you succeed in the mortgage industry. Presidents First: Presidents First is a multi-state, full-service home mortgage Banker dedicated to offering quality mortgage solutions with an unwavering commitment to service. We are dedicated to providing our customers with intelligent, innovative mortgage products at aggressive rates and unparalleled service levels. Utilizing hands-on common sense underwriting, expeditious closing strategies and personalized account servicing, Presidents First is focused on helping our customers to grow their business. Quality Mortgage Services: Quality Mortgage Services is one of the oldest and most trusted names in quality control providing post-closing audits & quality control plans.QMS is a recognized as an industry leader in fraud prevention and detection. QMS is the only quality control company offering HVCC/FHA compliant appraisals. REMN - Real Estate Mortgage Network: REMN is a national wholesale lender specializing in the FHA product. We are proud to have a legacy of outstanding customer service and a reputation for building true partnerships with our brokers. REMN features same day turn times on new files submitted by 11 am, the best FHA account executives and underwriters in the business, and an on-line help desk. Xetus: Xetus provides loan origination solutions to the mortgage industry by enabling lenders, brokers, and service providers to process mortgage loans online via the Internet. XetusOne, our software-as-a-service loan origination system, allows all participants, even the borrower, in the mortgage funding process to connect and collaborate seamlessly. See you in AC! Cheers, Andrew PS: If you have already reserved a booth, please do so now by downloading this form.