As a senior-level executive with 10+ years of experience, you are a qualified candidate for MBA Education's Executive Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation. The prestigious CMB designation program has been streamlined to allow experienced real estate finance professionals to substitute their real-world knowledge for many of the educational requirements of the Residential CMB program. All CMBs are recognized as members of a select group of influential leaders within the real estate finance industry.

Get Started: In order to obtain an Executive CMB, you must first submit a resume or CV to [email protected].

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate is:

  • Professionals with a minimum of ten years experience in the real estate finance industry
  • Senior management level at an MBA member company


Experience Level:
Must have a minimum of ten years experience in the real estate finance industry before applicant can apply for the Executive CMB Program.
Education Requirement:
You must complete MBA Education's CMB prep course, offered online various times throughout the year.
Written Exam:
A six-hour exam conducted by an approved proctor.
Oral Exam:
A one-hour exam conducted by panel of CMBs at locations across the country or in a virtual setting.

The Executive CMB Process

  1. Enroll & Provide Documentation
    Email [email protected] with the following information:
    • A copy of your resume or CV and bio
    • CMB Sponsor information
    • Photo of yourself

  2. Prepare & Meet With Your Sponsor 
    Enrolling in the Residential CMB Prep Course is the best way to prepare for the Written and Oral Exam. Review the Written Exam outline with your CMB Sponsor. Learn more about CMB Sponsorship.

  3. Take Your Online Written Exam & the Oral Exam
    Once your CMB Sponsor has confirmed your readiness to take the exam, schedule your online written exam by emailing [email protected]. After you pass your written exam, you participate in a one-hour oral exam. Learn more about the CMB Exam process.

  4. Graduate & Be Recognized
    Upon your graduation, you will receive your official plaque at the CMB Graduation Ceremony and Reception, held at MBA's Annual Convention & Expo each year. 

Executive CMB Costs

Total cost for the executive CMB program, including all exams, certificates and test materials is $2,500.