Spring Conference & Expo: Independent Mortgage Banks, Secondary Markets, Servicing and Technology

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

  • General Session: Conversation with the GSEs

    Location: Main Stage


    Speaker(s)

    Robert (Bob) Broeksmit, CMB, President & Chief Executive Officer, Mortgage Bankers Association

    Malloy Evans, Senior Vice President and Single-Family Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae

    Kevin Palmer, Senior Vice President, Single-Family Portfolio Management, Freddie Mac

    IMB Business Strategy & Operations,

    Secondary & Capital Markets,

    Tech Solutions,

    Servicing Solutions

    In a comprehensive discussion, MBA’s Bob Broeksmit and two GSE leaders discuss the highlights of the industry’s response to COVID , lessons learned and challenges ahead, including forbearance and loss mitigation, technology advancements, racial equity, housing affordability and more.

    Speaker(s)

    Robert (Bob) Broeksmit, CMB, President & Chief Executive Officer, Mortgage Bankers Association

    Robert (Bob) Broeksmit is President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Bob is a senior finance executive and corporate officer with a 33-year career in the mortgage sector. He has directed all aspects of lending activities, including marketing, sales, operations, secondary marketing, loan servicing, and default management.  He has also served as a mortgage underwriting expert testifying on many large, high-profile cases.  Prior to joining MBA in 2018, Bob served as President and Chief Operating Officer with Treliant, heading the firm's mortgage litigation support practice and serving diverse financial services clientele including large banks, independent mortgage lenders, community banks, credit unions, and service providers to the mortgage industry.  As a Washington-based financial services consultancy, Treliant's mortgage practice included strategic advisory for executive management and corporate boards; litigation defense, including file reviews, litigation strategy, expert reports, and expert testimony; CFPB examination preparation and implementation of mortgage regulations promulgated by the CFPB and other regulators; and operational aspects of mortgage banking, ranging from origination to servicing and loss mitigation.  Before Treliant, Bob held senior leadership positions in the mortgage business, including fourteen years with Chevy Chase Bank (including after its purchase by Capital One), where he was Executive Vice President and President of its B.F. Saul Mortgage Company subsidiary. Bob also was a Vice President at Prudential Home Mortgage for seven years.  He has overseen annual originations of $9 billion, a balance sheet of $10 billion in residential mortgages, and a servicing portfolio of $20 billion.  He also held positions at Great Western Mortgage, Krupp Residential Mortgage, and The Money Store.  Bob has served as the Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association's Residential Board of Governors and as a member of its Board of Directors.  Firms under his leadership have garnered multiple awards for servicing operations excellence, including Freddie Mac's Tier One and Hall of Fame designations. He is a Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) and a graduate of Yale University.

    Malloy Evans, Senior Vice President and Single-Family Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae

    Malloy Evans is the Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer for Fannie Mae’s Single-Family Business and is responsible for first-line credit risk management, from mortgage acquisition through disposition. This includes credit policy, counterparty, customer risk management, credit risk performance, collateral management, loan quality, and analytics.  In this role, he is accountable for setting selling and servicing risk policies and eligibility standards to ensure sustainable lending practices for the loans Fannie Mae acquires. He also manages the company’s customers according to these standards and practices and fosters a risk-based culture, both internally and externally.

    Kevin Palmer, Senior Vice President, Single-Family Portfolio Management, Freddie Mac

    Kevin Palmer is senior vice president for Single-Family Portfolio Management. In his role, Mr. Palmer has broad responsibility for the Single-Family portfolio, including Freddie Mac's guarantee book of business, pricing and analytics, servicing and REO. He also leads Single-Family Credit Risk Transfer (CRT), including Freddie Mac STACR® securitizations, ACIS® reinsurance, Whole Loan SecuritiesSM and front-end risk transfer offerings. Since 2001, he has served in a variety of other positions at Freddie Mac, including whole loan trading, managing the non-agency ABS portfolio and risk management.

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