Brad Finkelstein



Brad Finkelstein is the editor of Origination News and originations editor of National Mortgage News. Among his areas of coverage are wholesale lending, consumer marketing, reverse mortgages, appraisals, mortgage insurance and title insurance.

Finkelstein has been with NMN since May 1990. Prior to that he was the associate editor of the Airport Press in Jamaica, N.Y., and a reporter for This Week Publications on Long Island. He is a past president of the New York Financial Writers Association.

Recent Stories From this Author

Online Marketing Made This Top Producer a Silicon Valley Success
June 30, 2015 Shashank Shekhar, CEO of Arcus Lending in San Jose, Calif., uses a strong presence online to attract tech-savvy clients.

McGuiness Exits Lenders One to Run Sales at Embrace
June 25, 2015 Jeff McGuiness has exited the CEO position at Lenders One to become the chief sales officer for Embrace Home Loans.

Mortgage Marketing Tips from a Pickle-Pushing Top Producer
June 24, 2015 Chris Schoenthal of HomeBridge Financial Services found a creative use for pickle jars in his quest to drum up new business.

More Work Needed to Shift Views on Mortgages, Home Buying: Wells Exec
June 22, 2015 Fewer consumers today believe it's difficult to get a mortgage than a year ago. However, the majority of survey respondents...

Consumers Don't Know Enough About Mortgage Options: Wells Fargo Exec
June 16, 2015 One mortgage executive says there is a continuing need for lenders, real estate agents, consumer groups and government to...

How to Originate a Loan with a Borrower's Chinese Bank Statements
June 15, 2015 Union Mortgage Group's Irina Hines has faced her share of unique loan scenarios, but says dealing with the stresses of the job...

Why 'Deep Coverage' PMI Could Help Lower G-Fees
June 11, 2015 Private mortgage insurers see deeper coverage of GSE loans as a way to expand business, while lenders hope it could lead to a...

How Compliance Concerns Are Shaping Mortgage M&A Agreements
June 8, 2015 The regulatory burden for originators has not only been the main driver of acquisition activity in mortgages but also...

Despite Agriculture Headwinds, Farmer Mac Confident About Loan Performance
June 2, 2015 Farmer Mac officials are confident about the stability and continued performance of the loans on their books, even as the...

Reinsurance Type Won't Matter in New PMI Capital Rules: Genworth CEO
June 2, 2015 The type of reinsurance product that private mortgage insurers hold likely won't matter for meeting the GSEs' new capital...

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