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Parkside Lending has announced that Matthew Ostrander, co-founder, majority owner, Chairman and CEO, was elected Chairman of the California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) for the 2016-2017 term. He was inducted into the role at the recent Western Secondary Conference in July, hosted by the CMBA.
Ostrander just completed serving one term as president of Residential Real Estate for the CMBA and a previous term as secretary. Prior to that, he served as director for the CMBA Board since 2010 and has been an active member since 2005. Ostrander is also a Freddie Mac and MBA Independent Mortgage Bankers Advisory Board Member and a member of Freddie Mac’s Regional Lending Advisory Board. In addition, he serves as President and Chairman of the Board for Parkside Mortgage Trust REIT. Originally from Long Island, N.Y., Ostrander graduated from Cornell University in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. He lives in Marin County with his wife and three children.
“I am truly honored to serve as chairman for the CMBA as I’ve personally experienced how impactful the organization is in terms of promoting the health and welfare of California’s real estate market,” Ostrander said. “I’m eager to help the CMBA successfully accomplish its mission which is to promote sound business practices through advocacy, networking and educational programs.”