Skip to main content

HUD proposes rule for late request for endorsement of mortgages for FHA insurance

Jun 21, 2008

MBA's Quinn announces John Courson to be COO as of January 1stMortgagePress.comMBA, Kieran Quinn, John Courson, Kieran P. Quinn, CMB, Chairman of MBA today announced the appointment of John A. Courson, former MBA Chairman, as chief operating officer effective Aug. 1. Quinn also announced that Courson will assume the position of president of MBA effective Jan. 1, 2009. "John Courson brings tremendous industry knowledge, business savvy and political skills to MBA," said Quinn. "John has worked tirelessly on behalf of our industry for more than 40 years. He has been an advocate ensuring safe and affordable housing for all Americans and for simplifying the mortgage process. We are lucky to have John join MBA and steer our association to represent the real estate finance industry as we continue to build America's communities." Courson served as Chairman of MBA in 2003 and served as a member of MBA's Board of Directors, the Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG) and the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG). He has previously served as Chairman of RESBOG, MBA's Legislative Steering Committee, MORPAC MBA's State and Local Liaison Committee and Mortgage Reform Task Force. He has also served as president of the California Mortgage Bankers Association and Michigan Mortgage Bankers Association, and as a Director of the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association. "John has spent over a decade actively engaged in MBA activities at all levels, including a year as our Chairman" continued Quinn. "With that experience, and his over four decades in the industry, I know that John will hit the ground running and MBA will not miss a beat." Courson began his career in mortgage banking working for Kassler & Co. in Denver, Colorado, while attending high school and college. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Central Pacific Mortgage Company, President and Chief Executive Officer of Westwood Mortgage Corporation and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Fundamental Mortgage. In 2004, Courson was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the California Housing Finance Agency. For more information, visit
About the author
Jun 21, 2008
123 Newrez Employees Laid Off In Florida and Colorado

WARN Notices were filed the day after Computershare Mortgage Services, SLS acquisition closed.

May 07, 2024
Ishbia Predicts A Rate Cut By Election Day

CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage shares 'personal perspective' in new YouTube video

May 03, 2024
Yield Curve, Schmield Curve?

The yield curve is a harbinger, not the be-all, end-all for lenders.

May 02, 2024
UWM, UMortgage Under Attack For Alleged Shell Scheme

A report released on April 25 by the hedge-funded media company alleges UWM set up a shell company, UMortgage.

Apr 25, 2024
More Questions Than Answers At Housing Finance Climate Summit

Government officials, housing leaders, and climate scientists meet to address climate change's escalating impact on housing.

Apr 22, 2024
Maximum Acceleration, Originator Connect Network Sign Exclusive CE Agreement

Pact gives OCN guaranteed live CE at shows, creates nationwide opportunity for Maximum Acceleration

Apr 17, 2024