SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will be a key note speaker at the Illinois Mortgage Banking Association’s Mortgage/Capital Market Update event on June 8, 2017. As a keynote speaker, Mr. Rasori will discuss topics that include hedging, pricing and servicing.

COO Phil Rasori
Mr. Rasori has deep experience in capital markets as well secondary marketing technology. Some areas of expertise include computational dynamics, complex financial modeling, and linear programming for operational optimization, to name a few. He is the author of chapters three and four of The Mortgage Professional’s Handbook Vol. 3 – Capital Markets and Financial Management, a comprehensive collection of information on secondary marketing.

Notable is that Mr. Rasori has pioneered several metrics that have become standard industry parlance, including “beta pull-through” factors. He is also responsible for developing the proprietary mortgage pipeline hedging algorithms that form the foundation of MCT’s HALO Program. In addition, he was the lead architect of MCTlive!, an award-wining secondary marketing technology platform.

Presentation overview:
* Topic: Hedging, Pricing and Servicing
* Speaker: Phil Rasori, COO and Hedge Advisory Lead, Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT)
* Time: Presentations will be held on June 8 between 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT
* Place: Wells Fargo Learning Center located at 10 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

About MCT:

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 or call (619) 543-5111.

About the Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association:

Since 1920, the Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association has been a powerful resource and advocate for the mortgage industry. Members range from mortgage banking firms, commercial banks, savings banks, credit unions, title and mortgage insurance companies and other organizations that service the mortgage banking industry. Together, they form a vast network encompassing a wealth of expertise, experience and opportunities. IMBA’s mission is to provide information, educational resources and effective advocacy to help its members be profitable, ethical and prepared for future challenges. For more information, visit