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ESMBA's 2018 Annual Holiday Party will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Cottage at The Milleridge Inn, located at 585 North Broadway in Jericho, N.Y.
ESMBA's 2018 Annual Holiday Party will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Cottage at The Milleridge Inn, located at 585 North Broadway in Jericho, N.Y.
 
Join ESMBA for an an Evening of Dinner with Open Bar, Dancing, Raffles Galore & Some Holiday Cheer in support of the Blue Star Moms and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
 
Click here for registration information or contact ESMBA at ESMBA@ESBMA.ORG.

 
I would like to express my sincerest appreciation and thanks to the Lenders, Vendors and Speakers that exhibited with us and or sponsored at our 30th Annual NYAMB Convention. Lenders, your participation at our events has been the key to our partnership success.
 
Our Mortgage Broker Owners and their Loan Officers appreciate the time and effort it takes to personally present your products and educate us on new programs and processes to help us maintain an edge over the competition. Your presence is what creates and strengthens the relationship between us and we thank you for your commitment to the industry and to the NYAMB and our membership.
 
Vendors, we also thank you for attending and giving us the opportunity to discuss the benefits of your products directly with you. Your great products make our business lives easier and allow us to focus on the business of doing business.
 
Speakers, your willingness to stand before us and share your expertise is also greatly appreciated. Mortgage Brokers and their loan officers are eager to learn, and we treasure the opportunity to hear you speak and thank you for your time in preparation and participation at our events.
 
Members and Non-Members, your attendance at our NYAMB events is what makes it all possible to provide this kind of learning platform. Your continued support for each other further strengthens the bond that makes the Mortgage Broker a viable resource for mortgage loans now and many years into the future.
 
I strongly encourage everyone to become a member of our trade association. We have been educating, representing. and helping mortgage professionals grow their business for more than three decades. If you are doing business in NY you need to join us. Click here to join now and get membership through 12/31/19. Together, we can continue to achieve great success!
 
Again, I thank you all. I will look forward to seeing you at the next NYAMB event.
Mark Favaloro is Immediate Past President of NYAMB and Broker/Owner with Clifton Park, N.Y.-based Amstrust MortgageMark Favaloro is Immediate Past President of NYAMB and Broker/Owner with Clifton Park, N.Y.-based Amstrust Mortgage. He may be reached by phone at (518) 384-2274 or e-mail MFavaloro@aamtrust.com.

 
The New York Association of Mortgage Brokers held its 30th Annual Industry Awards at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island, N.Y.
The New York Association of Mortgage Brokers held its 30th Annual Industry Awards at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island, N.Y. NYAMB presented awards to a number of individuals, including its Broker of the Year, Wholesale Lender of the Year, and its Affiliate of the Year. Many thanks to United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) for sponsoring the Awards Dinner.
 
Seymour Williams, Owner of Accountable Financial Mortgage is recognized as NYAMB Broker of the Year by association President Mark Favaloro
Seymour Williams, Owner of Accountable Financial Mortgage is recognized as NYAMB Broker of the Year by association President Mark Favaloro
 
Deborah Robertson, Sales Manager of Plaza Home Mortgage, accepts the Wholesale Lender of the Year Award from NYAMB President Mark Favaloro
Deborah Robertson, Sales Manager of Plaza Home Mortgage, accepts the Wholesale Lender of the Year Award from NYAMB President Mark Favaloro
 
NYAMB 2018 Affiliate of the Year Jonathan Pinard, Partner at First National Compliance Solutions, accepts his award from NYAMB President Mark Favaloro
NYAMB 2018 Affiliate of the Year Jonathan Pinard, Partner at First National Compliance Solutions, accepts his award from NYAMB President Mark Favaloro
 
The team from United Wholesale Mortgage, NYAMB’s 2018 Convention Kick-Off and Awards Dinner Sponsor
The team from United Wholesale Mortgage, NYAMB’s 2018 Convention Kick-Off and Awards Dinner Sponsor
 
Veronica Ferrero from Emigrant Mortgage Company, Robert Lawson from Cyberguard360, Deborah Robertson from Plaza Home Mortgage, Allen Beydoun from United Wholesale Mortgage and Arthur Saitta from Ridgewood Savings Bank accept their NYAMB Platinum Sponsorsh
Veronica Ferrero from Emigrant Mortgage Company, Robert Lawson from Cyberguard360, Deborah Robertson from Plaza Home Mortgage, Allen Beydoun from United Wholesale Mortgage and Arthur Saitta from Ridgewood Savings Bank accept their NYAMB Platinum Sponsorship Awards

NYAMB will host the FREE Webinar from Real Estate & Financial Professionals of New York: "How Tax Reform Affects the Real Estate Industry,
NYAMB will host the FREE Webinar from Real Estate & Financial Professionals of New York: "How Tax Reform Affects the Real Estate Industry," Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. featuring Matthew E. Rappaport Esq., LL.M. NYAMB will host the FREE Webinar from Real Estate & Financial Professionals of New York: "How Tax Reform Affects the Real Estate Industry," Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. featuring Matthew E. Rappaport Esq., LL.MLimited spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis! Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.
 
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 brought about sweeping changes to the Internal Revenue Code.  Many provisions of the Act have significant consequences for the real estate world.  Attendees will learn which of the laws introduced as part of the Act will have a real estate impact and how these laws work.  Concepts covered will include new rules about Section 1031 exchanges, the deduction for pass-thru entities, and the Qualified Opportunity Zone program.
 
Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.

 
 
 
 
 
NYAMB's 11 Hour NY Safe Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 (White Plains) comes to the Lower Hudson Region, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 to The Woman's Club, 305 Ridgeway in White Plains, N.Y.
NYAMB's 11 Hour NY Safe Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 (White Plains) comes to the Lower Hudson Region, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 to The Woman's Club, 305 Ridgeway in White Plains, N.Y.
 
This course satisfies the requirements set forth by the SAFE Act for a comprehensive 11-hour continuing education course for mortgage loan originators. SAFE Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 covers topics required by the SAFE Act: (3hrs) of federal law, (2hrs) of nontraditional mortgage lending, (2hrs) of ethics (which shall include fraud, consumer protection, and fair lending issues), (1hr) of undefined education (elective), and New York state-specific law elective (3hrs).
 
For more information, visit NYAMB.org.

 
NYAMB's 11 Hour NY Safe Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 (Queensbury) will be held in the North East Region, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Glen Falls Country Club, 211 Round Pond Road in Queensbury, N.Y.
NYAMB's 11 Hour NY Safe Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 (Queensbury) will be held in the North East Region, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Glen Falls Country Club, 211 Round Pond Road in Queensbury, N.Y.
 
This course satisfies the requirements set forth by the SAFE Act for a comprehensive 11-hour continuing education course for mortgage loan originators. SAFE Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 covers topics required by the SAFE Act: (3hrs) of federal law, (2hrs) of nontraditional mortgage lending, (2hrs) of ethics (which shall include fraud, consumer protection, and fair lending issues), (1hr) of undefined education (elective), and New York state-specific law elective (3hrs).
 
For more information, visit NYAMB.org.

 
NYAMB's 11 Hour NY Safe Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 will be held in the Western Region on Thursday, September 27 at Hunt University, 432 Dick Road in Depew, N.Y.
NYAMB's 11 Hour NY Safe Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 will be held in the Western Region on Thursday, September 27 at Hunt University, 432 Dick Road in Depew, N.Y.
 
This course satisfies the requirements set forth by the SAFE Act for a comprehensive 11-hour continuing education course for mortgage loan originators. SAFE Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 covers topics required by the SAFE Act: (3hrs) of federal law, (2hrs) of nontraditional mortgage lending, (2hrs) of ethics (which shall include fraud, consumer protection, and fair lending issues), (1hr) of undefined education (elective), and New York state-specific law elective (3hrs).
 
Click here for more information. 

 
CW Post LI University
NYAMB's 11 Hour NY Safe Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 will take place in the Long Island Region, Tuesday, September 25 at CW Post LI University, 720 Northern Blvd. in Brookville, N.Y. in the Humanities Room.
 
This course satisfies the requirements set forth by the SAFE Act for a comprehensive 11-hour continuing education course for mortgage loan originators. SAFE Comprehensive: Compliance in Action 2018 covers topics required by the SAFE Act: (3hrs) of federal law, (2hrs) of nontraditional mortgage lending, (2hrs) of ethics (which shall include fraud, consumer protection, and fair lending issues), (1hr) of undefined education (elective), and New York state-specific law elective (3hrs).
 
Click here for more information. 

 
 
 
Elizabeth Nichols, a Senior Account Executive at Parkside Lending LLC, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the New York Association of Mortgage Brokers
Elizabeth Nichols, a Senior Account Executive at Parkside Lending LLC, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the New York Association of Mortgage Brokers (NYAMB). Nichols graduated from Pace University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
Elizabeth Nichols, a Senior Account Executive at Parkside Lending LLC, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the New York Association of Mortgage Brokers
 
Nichols has more than 20 years of experience in the wholesale mortgage business. She is knowledgeable in all major lending programs offered, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, VA and Jumbo. She spent most of her career as a Wholesale Account Executive for Bank of America, Wells Fargo, NYCB and most recently, Parkside Lending LLC.
 
Nichols was a member of the Platinum Club and a recipient of the Spirit Award while at Bank of America as well as earning several Top Performer Awards while at NYCB.
 
Nichols is a long-time member of the NYAMB is excited to be a volunteer on the Board.


 
NYAMB Webinar: Realize the Possibilities with a HomeOne Mortgage will be held Thursday, September 13 from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
The NYAMB Webinar: Realize the Possibilities with a HomeOne Mortgage will be held Thursday, September 13 from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Presented by Susan Thoma, National Trainer, Freddie Mac Customer Education Service, this Webinar will cover the HomeOne mortgage, a low downpayment option that serves the needs of more first-time homebuyers, along with no cash-out refinance borrowers. This mortgage solution allows you to help more first-time homebuyers achieve the milestone of homeownership, regardless of their income levels or geographic location.
 
Cost of this Webinbar is Free for NYAMB Members and $50 for Non-Members. Click here to register for the NYAMB Webinar: Realize the Possibilities with a HomeOne Mortgage.
 
Susan Thoma, National Trainer, Freddie Mac Customer Education ServiceAbout the presenter
Susan Thoma, National Trainer, Freddie Mac Customer Education Service

Susan Thoma is a Freddie Mac trainer, responsible for developing and implementing customer training. She facilitates both Web conferences and instructor-led training on Freddie Mac’s automated underwriting service, Loan Product Advisor, along with various other tools within the Loan Advisor Suite, credit policy and product offerings, including the Home Possible Mortgage offerings.
 
With more than 30 years in the mortgage industry, Susan joined Freddie Mac in 1998, first in the Quality Control Underwriting Department and then the Training Department in 2001.
 
Prior to Freddie Mac, she worked in community mortgage lending in a variety of roles and responsibilities, from originating to funding.