SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it has appointed Bill Berliner to the newly created position of director of analytics. In this role, he will take the lead to develop new products and services, enhance existing solutions, and help expand MCT’s footprint as the preeminent industry-leader in secondary marketing capabilities for lender clients.
“Bill adds significant expertise and experience to our solid team of senior capital markets professionals,” said Curtis Richins. “He will be instrumental in helping further grow our breadth of robust products and services as well as enhance existing solutions ranging from analytics tools, hedging products, MSR services, advisory offerings, Best Ex strategies, technology, and more. We are very pleased to have been able to recruit a long-time industry veteran like Bill who is armed with through and through capital markets experience.”
Mr. Berliner has more than 30 years of deep experience in a variety of different areas of secondary marketing. He is a seasoned financial professional with extensive knowledge working with fixed income trading and structuring, research and analysis, risk management, and esoteric asset valuation.
Mr. Berliner has held executive-level secondary positions and has a proven track record of success working for well-known companies such as Thomson Reuters, Kinecta Federal Credit Union, Countrywide Securities Corporation, Nikko Securities U.S., and Bear Stearns, and has also owned his own consulting practice. In addition, he has experience using the mortgage industry’s most recognizable analytical and risk systems and worked with numerous sophisticated secondary marketing models.
“I am delighted to join the MCT team,” said Berliner. “I’ve always been impressed with MCT’s dedication to their clients and look forward to further adding to and enhancing their already strong and deep suite of products, solutions and advisory services.”
Mr. Berliner has also written extensively on mortgages, MBS, and the capital markets. He is the co-author, with Frank Fabozzi and Anand Bhattacharya, of Mortgage-Backed Securities: Products, Structuring, and Analytical Techniques, which was named one of the top ten finance texts in 2007 by RiskBooks. He wrote and edited chapters for The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities, The Handbook of Fixed-Income Securities, Securities Finance, and The Encyclopedia of Financial Models. In addition, Mr. Berliner co-authored papers published in The Journal of Structured Finance and American Securitization. He also wrote the monthly “In My View” column for Asset Securitization Report from 2008-2012.
Mr. Berliner holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the Rutgers Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Interpersonal and Organizational Communications from Rutgers College.
Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT) is a capital markets-focused risk management and advisory services company providing independent analysis, training, hedging strategy and loan sale execution support to clients engaged in the secondary mortgage market. Founded in San Diego, California in May 2001, the company has expanded to include field sales and support offices in Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco and Charlotte. MCT is a recognized leader in the industry and currently supports more than 150 clients on the HALO (Hedging And Loan sales Optimization) Program.
The company also develops and supports MCTlive!(TM), an award-winning real-time, trading and best-execution secondary marketing platform. MCT’s LockCentral(TM) is the industry’s largest outsourced centralized lock desk service. In addition, MCT offers a suite of tools and supporting guidance for MSR needs.
For more information, visit https://mct-trading.com/ or call (619) 543-5111.