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2019 Rising Star: ​​​​​​​Marie O’Brien

Director of Compliance, Senior Associate, Mortgage Quality Management & Research, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson

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Marie O’Brien serves as director of compliance for mortgage quality management and research and senior associate in the compliance department of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson.

In her roles at MQMR and AGMB, O’Brien provides mission-critical compliance advice and guidance to mortgage lenders and brokers of all sizes on a variety of federal and state compliance, transactional and litigation matters including RESPA, Regulation Z, Regulation X, Truth in Lending Act, Fair Lending Act, Dodd Frank, loan officer compensation, predatory lending, disclosures, high-cost limitations and licensing. Throughout her tenure, O’Brien assisted both MQMR and AGMB in building out their respective mortgage compliance platforms and offerings, which include AML audits, monthly compliance services, compliance audits, development of mortgage compliance policies and procedures and advertising and marketing compliance reviews.

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“My mother once told me not to wish my life away. I think about this statement often, as it’s so simple and yet relevant to so many situations – particularly when trying to balance a professional life with a young family and worrying about future issues, events, etc. In today’s environment, it’s easy to focus on the next big thing rather than staying present.”

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