Collateral Analytics appointed James Follain as senior vice president of research and development, where he brings over 35 years of experience to the position.

Furthermore, Follain is an economist with a hefty amount of experience in housing and mortgage market analysis, much of which involves the measurement and management of the risk associated with lending and investing in the mortgage and housing markets.

“Dr. Follain is a world-renowned housing economist who has authored many important academic papers and publications and we are privileged to have him on our team,” noted Michael Sklarz, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of Collateral Analytics. “His comprehensive knowledge and research in housing and mortgage markets will deepen our credibility and strengthen our ability to meet the needs of clients.”