Working For: Real Estate Law and Regulatory Compliance Professionals

MBA has resources, tools, and training you need to ensure your organization remains on track while maximizing value for its shareholders. Below are some of the primary membership benefits compliance professionals appreciate most.


Making An Impact Through Networks

MBA's Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Committee evaluates key legal and regulatory issues and trends related to the residential mortgage lending industry. MBA's Risk Management Committee studies key risk management, quality controls (QC), and mortgage fraud issues. MBA's Regulatory Compliance Subcommittee identifies important regulatory requirements and challenges as well as provides a forum for peer-to-peer interaction and discussion. Each committee provides policy guidance as appropriate. Your membership allows you to join these highly educational and decision-making bodies, which gives you a say in shaping the future of the industry. See a full list of MBA committees, councils, and working groups you are eligible to join.


Gathering Industry Updates and Finding Solutions Through Events

MBA’s Compliance and Risk Management Conference provides expert speakers and peer learning opportunities to set you up with the latest information you need on regulatory compliance, risk management, QA/QC, underwriting, and fraud prevention. You may also be interested in MBA's Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference, the premier event for legal and compliance professionals in real estate finance to learn strategies to help your company navigate the changing market. Your membership unlocks savings to this annual event and all of MBA’s conferences throughout the year.


Training Your Team Through Education

Seal - CMB MBA Education offers the only certification and designation program that is geared exclusively towards compliance professionals in the mortgage finance industry, the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP) Certification and Designation program. Members can also access the industry's most comprehensive guides on model policies and procedures, MBA Compliance Essentials Resource Guides, to support your company's creation of a robust Compliance Management System (CMS). Additionally, we have partnered with Winnow, a dynamic federal and state law database built by attorneys, to save members time managing and keeping up with regulatory changes by delivering accurate results tailored to your business so you can lend and service with ease. MBA members receive 10% off a Winnow subscription. Your membership gives you discounted pricing for all of these professional development opportunities and trainings, and 20+ related self-study courses, as well as access to all of MBA's free webinars and webinar recordings. View upcoming courses suggested for you.


Delivering Critical Industry Data Through Research

Sample Graphic MBA’s National Delinquency Survey (NDS), one of the most closely watched reports in the real estate finance industry, covers around 40 million loans on one- to four- unit residential properties and provides quarterly delinquency and foreclosure statistics at the national, regional, and state levels. Custom reports are also available. Additionally, MBA’s Mortgage Bankers Performance Reports contain the most up-to-date performance data to assist in your benchmarking and research needs including revenue, expense, and productivity metrics. Subscribers receive four quarterly reports and one annual report containing meaningful performance measures and benchmarks on IMB originations and servicing. MBA Research also hosts the annual Human Resources Symposium, which provides a platform for HR professionals working in the mortgage space to get their most pressing questions answered by top legal experts.

Your membership gives you exclusive, complimentary access to 15 single-family premier reports and surveys (login required). 

Savings from Top Solution Providers

Access more than 1,000 vendors offering industry solutions and take advantage of special pricing just for you through MBA's Member Discount Program.


Strengthening our Collective Voice

Sample Graphic MBA’s pivotal advocacy programs are critical to ensuring elected officials understand how policy issues affect you, your customers, and the communities you serve. Together we champion our industry’s voice in Washington, DC, through the Mortgage Action Alliance (our bipartisan, free grassroots network), MBA’s federal Political Action Committee (a group of elected officials who are committed to advancing pro-industry legislation), and the National Advocacy Conference (the largest in-person advocacy event for mortgage bankers).

We're Here to Help!

Laura Hopkins, MBA's Vice President of Membership
Contact me: [email protected] and (202) 557-2757. 

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