MCT Industry Webinar:
Introducing the Trade Auction Manager (TAM)

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The educational webinar will discuss how TAM is improving productivity, efficiency, and profitability for lenders. We’ll also discuss other upcoming innovations related to API connections, securitization, and more!

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Following in the footsteps of MCT’s BAM whole loan trading platform, TAM is replacing phone calls with a new cloud-based, competitive trading platform. Regional broker-dealers compete for a higher volume of trade requests via browser or API, while clients gain in efficiency and profitability thanks to expansion and automation of the competitive process.

View the MCT Trade Auction Manager Webinar recording below. You can also download the slidedeck. 

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About the Webinar: 

Join MCT’s webinar on June 6th, at 10AM Pacific as we discuss:

  • How TAM is changing the TBA trading process
  • Benefits of TAM on efficiency and profitability
  • How to execute a digital TBA trade using TAM
  • Which broker-dealers and integrations are currently available
  • Future innovations in TBA trading

Join our industry webinar on TAM and recent innovations in TBA trading!

“After a busy day at conference, I found myself with moments left to optimize coverage before market close. A few taps in TAM and I was done! No calls, no computer, no manual calculations – just a quick TBA trade and back to unwinding after a full day.”

Andrew Stringer, Director of Secondary/Capital Markets at First Bank

About the Webinar Presenters:

Phil Rasori, COO & Hedge Advisory Lead at MCT

Mr. Rasori is a recognized thought-leader in capital markets operations within the mortgage banking community. His areas of expertise include complex financial modeling, computational dynamics, and linear programming for operational optimization. He developed the ground-breaking mortgage pipeline hedging algorithms that form the foundation of MCT’s HALO Program today. He has also pioneered several metrics that have become standard industry parlance, including “beta pull-through” factors. In addition to banking clients, Mr. Rasori has consulted with GSE agencies and the US Government on hedging best practices for community banks. Mr. Rasori has functionally led MCT operations since 2005 and ascended to his current role as COO in 2007.

Mr. Rasori is a graduate of University of California, San Diego, and holds a B.S. in Management Science.

Phil Rasori, COO & Hedge Advisory Lead at MCT

Justin Grant, SVP of Capital Markets at MCT

Mr. Grant began his career with MCT in 2006 as a junior trader and has quickly ascended the ranks to his current position as SVP of Capital Markets, which he was promoted to in January of 2014. During this period, he has been responsible for overseeing the risk management and loan sale execution for many of MCT’s clients and specializes in those that are federally chartered banks. Mr. Grant was also the creator of MCT’s first robust back end pricing engine that would power the fair market valuations for all of its clients. Mr. Grant’s areas of expertise include pipeline hedging, pull through analytics, SAS reporting, MSR valuations, MBS issuance and risk management. On top of his daily account management duties Mr. Grant manages the Business Intelligence division of MCT and also consults with the analytics team that is responsible for much of the research that is the foundation of the award-winning HALO program.

Mr. Grant graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, San Diego, and holds a B.S. in Management Science.

Justin Grant, SVP of Capital Markets at MCT

Andrew Rhodes, SVP of Secondary Operations at MCT

Mr. Rhodes began his career with MCT in 2005 as the company’s first dedicated loan sale specialist.  He initially created investor specific models to accurately produce market based mandatory pricing for all pricing aspects in MCT. This includes rate sheet generation, best executions, and fair market valuations. During the years following his hire, his role was redefined to include client pipeline risk management.  Over the years he was able to grow with the company gaining skills and experience in multiple fields in secondary.  He was soon after named SVP of Secondary Operations.  As part of his daily operations, he has been responsible for overseeing the risk management and loan sale execution for many of MCT’s clients. Outside of the daily operations, Mr. Rhodes has been instrumental in helping to roll out MCTlive’s BAM Platform among many other new initiatives at MCT. 

Mr. Rhodes graduated from the University of California, San Diego, and holds a B.A. in Economics.

Andrew Rhodes, SVP of Secondary Operations