Brad Finkelstein is the managing editor of Origination News and associate 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
New Mortgage Insurance Group Draws Line in the Sand
March 10, 2014 USMI, successor to the Mortgage Insurance Cos. of America, says its top priority is to make sure whatever system replaces...
Fifth Third Latest Bank to Quit Wholesale
March 10, 2014 The bank likely was worried about dealing with sellers who did not have the net worth to buy back loans.
AIG Unit Noticeably Absent from New Mortgage Insurance Lobby
March 7, 2014 USMI, the new trade group being formed to replace the Mortgage Insurance Companies of America, will include all of the active...
Will Mortgage Brokers Gain or Lose from Shift to Purchase Market?
March 5, 2014 Mortgage brokers have the strongest ties with referral sources like real estate agents. But they lack the control over...
InterLinc Acquires HomeTown Mortgage Services
March 3, 2014 The transaction boosts InterLinc's origination operations in Alabama.
Are You a Top 200 Originator?
February 28, 2014 Brian Scott Cohen of Wells Fargo's Brooklyn, N.Y. office is now the provisional leader in Origination News' 2013 Top 200 loan...
How Mortgage Industry Powered Through Freakish Winter Storms
February 27, 2014 Business contingency plans kept originators and vendors humming along at almost normal during the January and February...
Corso Resigns From Mortgage Insurer NMI Holdings
February 25, 2014 A founding executive of the upstart company is leaving his post as executive vice president.
Court Win Offers Blueprint for Fighting Loan Officer Wage Claims
February 24, 2014 Prospect Mortgage did everything right to defend itself against overtime and minimum wage claims from salespeople, though some...
The Unexpected Return of the Independent Mortgage Banker
February 20, 2014 Once written off as an endangered species, nonbank home lenders are making a comeback in the third-party origination...
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