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Realtors Property Resource founding CEO announces retirement

Will step down May 1, 2018
Realtors Property Resource, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Realtors, announced this week that its founding CEO Dale Ross will retire. Ross will step down as of May 1, 2018, and Jeff Young, who has been named chief operating officer and general manager will assume responsibility for all RPR activities.
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Freddie Mac Multifamily promotes two key leaders

Both support vision of helping house low-to-moderate income families
“As our business continues to grow, we are developing new ways to meet the needs of the market—and new leaders to address these opportunities,” said David Brickman, executive vice president and head of Freddie Mac Multifamily, about the promotions.
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RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing adds five executives

Nonbank servicer bolsters senior management team
Nonbank servicer RoundPoint Mortgage has added five executives to its senior management team. The company has added three execs to its Dallas office: Michael Shidler, VP of Servicing Transfers Frank Ciesielski, and VP of Corporate Compliance Chalise Freitag. Joining the company at its Charlotte, N.C., headquarters is VP of Marketing Roman Vega and VP of Investor Reporting Ronda Schrader.
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Auction.com adds Min Alexander as chief operating officer

Replaces Javid Jaberi, who is retiring
Auction.com, a real estate marketplace and a recent honoree as member of the HousingWire Magazine HW Tech100, announced this week that it is naming Min Alexander as its new chief operating officer. During her time at Altisource, Alexander was named one of HousingWire Magazine’s Women of Influence in 2017.
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Freddie Mac names Christopher Herbert to board of directors

Will help promote housing affordability
Freddie Mac recently announced it elected Christopher Herbert as a director on the company’s board of directors. The company explained that Herbert holds extensive experience in housing policy and urban development, and will help the company promote a stable housing market and further affordable housing initiatives.
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SoFi hires former Goldman Sachs head of mortgage securitization as new CFO

Does Michelle Gill’s hiring mean more mortgage securitizations are coming?
Over the last few years, SoFi has become a fairly regular issuer of loan securitizations, whether they are backed by mortgages, personal loans, or student loans. Now, it looks like SoFi may be making a bigger move into securitizations by hiring the former head of mortgage securitization at Goldman Sachs as its new chief financial officer.
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Impac Mortgage Holdings hires two senior vice presidents

Impac adds SVPs of corporate strategy, chief risk officer
Impac Mortgage Holdings announced Thursday it has added two SVPs to its senior management team. Libby Cooper, formerly the head of mortgage operations at Clara Lending, has been hired as SVP of corporate strategy, and Tiffany Entsminger, who joins the company from loanDepot, has been hired as SVP, chief risk officer.
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New York Fed names John Williams president and CEO

Will begin in new role June 18, 2018
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced it nominated John Williams as its next president and CEO. Williams will begin his new role on June 18, 2018, following the last day for current NY Fed President William Dudley. Here’s more on Williams, and what he brings to his new role.
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Planet Home Lending hires Bill Ervin as vice president of business development

Ervin will recruit branches for growing mortgage lender 
Planet Home Lending announced Bill Ervin as the privately held lender's new VP of business development. Ervin, who will be supporting the company’s retail originations channel, brings more than 20 years of mortgage banking industry expertise to the company and has held previously worked for CrossCountry Mortgage and Citibank.
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VantageScore hires former Radian, Wells Fargo exec Phillip Bracken to lead industry relations

Bracken also tasked with dealing with regulators
VantageScore Solutions, the developer of the VantageScore credit scoring model, is hiring former Radian Guaranty and Wells Fargo executive Phillip Bracken to lead the company’s government and mortgage industry relations. Bracken comes to VantageScore from Radian, where he was chief policy officer and head of government and industry relations.
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