Mark Fogarty

Editor at Large

National Mortgage News

Mark Fogarty is editor at large of the SourceMedia Mortgage Group. He has been associated with the mortgage publications, which include National Mortgage News, Origination News, Mortgage Servicing News, Mortgage Technology and related websites, since 1984. He also regularly chairs SourceMedia’s industry conferences and webinars.

He was the news director of the team that won the George Polk Award for Financial Journalism in 1988. A graduate of Rutgers University, he previously was a reporter for The Jersey Journal, Jersey City, N.J., and editor of The South Bergenite, Rutherford, N.J.

Recent Stories From this Author

Will the Republican-Controlled Congress Advance GSE Reform?
November 11, 2014 Industry observers have mixed reactions on whether next year's Republican-controlled Congress will finally address...

The CFPB's Mini-C Guidance is a Roadmap to Avoid Red Flags
November 10, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be scrutinizing the new cadres of mini-correspondent lenders to make sure they...

Mortgage Execs Give In to Regulatory Reality
October 29, 2014 Mortgage executives who have long decried new regulations as excessive are increasingly becoming resigned to the fact that...

Loan App Opt-Outs a Telling Sign of Minority Mortgage Exclusion
October 21, 2014 Recently released HMDA data strongly suggest that the reason minority homeownership rates are falling since the beginning of...

HUD Chief Chides Lenders for 'Leaving Money on the Table'
October 20, 2014 Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro challenged lenders to make more mortgages, saying the credit pendulum...

A Republican Senate Just Might Pass Affordable Housing Legislation
October 20, 2014 If they take control of the Senate next year, GOP leaders may want to show they can get legislative results ahead of the 2016...

Roulette Red Quickly Turns into Red Rocks Outside Las Vegas
October 17, 2014 Attendees who get to the Mortgage Bankers Association's annual conference in Vegas a little early can take a day trip to view...

Despite Overall Decline, Credit Union Mortgage Lending Grows
October 10, 2014 It's not been a stellar year for mortgage lending, with national origination volumes expected to end 2014 down by one-third or...

Five Reasons Why Lenders Should Make Non-QM Loans
October 3, 2014 Careful underwriting can take away much of the risk of this supposedly risky type of mortgage lending and contribute to...

GSE Reform May Not Come Until 2017: Freddie Exec
September 26, 2014 Pessimism prevails at this year’s New England Mortgage Bankers Conference.

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