Press Releases

As we continue to shape the mortgage industry through leadership and education, MCT has much to show for. We have acquired success through our ability to innovate and inspire and constantly are proving to be leaders through our consistent high involvement in the mortgage industry community. Stay up to date on our employee accomplishments, award recognitions, new product launches, and all things MCT.

MCT First to Integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits API

MCT First to Integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits API

MCT is pleased to announce it is the first secondary marketing platform to integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits application programming interface (API) created for the first-time home buyer area median income (AMI) limits. Income Limits allows for the accurate pricing of Credit Fee in Price (Exhibit 19, or “Credit Fees”) waivers. This is the latest in a series of successful API integrations between MCT and Freddie Mac, and helps promote both pricing transparency and housing affordability.

Phil Rasori Named Industry Titan by NMP

Phil Rasori Named Industry Titan by NMP

MCT COO Phil Rasori was named to National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Industry Titans list for 2023. NMP recognizes the key players who have dedicated their expertise and years of experience to the mortgage business, and represent the industry with professionalism and pride.

Justin Grant Named to NMP’s 2022 40 Under 40

Justin Grant Named to NMP’s 2022 40 Under 40

Justin Grant, was recognized by National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s (NMP) for his industry accomplishments, landing him on the 2022 ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40’ list.

MCT’s Azad Rafat Named 2022 Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire Magazine

MCT’s Azad Rafat Named 2022 Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire Magazine

Azad Rafat, MCT’s Senior Director of MSR Services, has been selected as a 2022 HW Tech Trendsetter. Azad is credited with driving innovation in the housing market specifically with his work on MCTlive! 2.0, a new software update to the original MSRlive! MSR software trading platform and portfolio system.

MCT Launches BAMCO: Co-issue Loan Sale Marketplace for Shadow Pricing and Unique Executions

MCT Launches BAMCO: Co-issue Loan Sale Marketplace for Shadow Pricing and Unique Executions

MCT announced the release of BAMCO, a new marketplace for co-issue loan sales. Co-issue loan sales, also known as flow-based mortgage servicing rights (MSR) sales, are a three-way transaction involving the sale of loans to one of the agencies with a simultaneous sale of the MSRs to a separate third party. BAMCO brings co-issue transactions directly into MCT’s whole loan trading platform and improves price transparency by connecting unapproved sellers to live executions from potential buyers.

MCT Expands Investor Services Team by Appointing Jennifer Kennelly as Senior Director

MCT Expands Investor Services Team by Appointing Jennifer Kennelly as Senior Director

MCT announced that Jennifer Kennelly has been appointed as the new Senior Director of MCT’s quickly expanding Investor Services team. Jennifer will leverage her unique background to grow MCT’s Bid Auction Manager (BAM) MarketplaceTM, the nation’s first open mortgage loan exchange where buyers can bid regardless of approval status, and sellers receive automated live pricing from every buyer on the platform.

Mortgage Women Magazine Names Natalie Arshakian as a 2022 Mortgage Star

Mortgage Women Magazine Names Natalie Arshakian as a 2022 Mortgage Star

National Mortgage Professional’s Mortgage Women Magazine selected Natalie Arshakian, Senior Director and Head of Lock Desk Operations at MCT, to its annual 2022 Mortgage Star Awards. This year’s award recognizes 31 women who rise above the rest to do more for their clients, serve as better mentors, and are committed to making the industry more welcoming through both traditional and creative ways.

Mortgage Banker Magazine Names Curtis Richins on Legends of Lending List

Mortgage Banker Magazine Names Curtis Richins on Legends of Lending List

Curtis Richins, President of MCT, has been selected to Mortgage Banker Magazine’s inaugural “Legends of Lending” list. The magazine’s inaugural class was compiled to highlight the most talented, ambitious, and legendary individuals who are achieving excellence and making a difference in the mortgage industry.

New MSR Technology Empowers MSR Buyers with Live Loan-Level Pricing

New MSR Technology Empowers MSR Buyers with Live Loan-Level Pricing

Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, has announced today a new technology for mortgage servicing rights (MSR) buyers to produce more granular pricing for mortgage servicing. The feature leverages an application programming interface (API) to connect MSRlive!, MCT’s state-of-the-art MSR valuation platform to clients’ systems for more precise and accurate loan-level pricing in real time.

MCT Integrates with the Fannie Mae Connect Whole Loan Purchase Advice Seller API

MCT Integrates with the Fannie Mae Connect Whole Loan Purchase Advice Seller API

MCT’s award-winning capital markets platform, MCTlive!, is now integrated with the Fannie Mae Connect™ Whole Loan Purchase Advice Seller API. This API connection allows MCT Mark-to-Market and Hedge Accounting Reports to be updated with Fannie Mae purchase data instantly, instead of waiting to run reports through a Loan Origination System (LOS).

MPA Magazine Names Danyel Shipley on List of Elite Women for 2021

MPA Magazine Names Danyel Shipley on List of Elite Women for 2021

Danyel Shipley has been designated to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s list of Elite Women in Mortgage for 2021. The annual awards recognize successful women who are raising the bar on gender equality within the industry, making significant contributions, advancing their companies, and are consummate experts in their respective fields.

MCT Deepens MSR Expertise with Hire of Azad Rafat

MCT Deepens MSR Expertise with Hire of Azad Rafat

SAN DIEGO, CA, 10-08-2021 – MCT announced today that Azad Rafat has joined the company as the new Senior Director of MSR Services. Mr. Rafat will leverage his hands-on experience designing, building and managing mortgage servicing products to help MCT clients achieve their mortgage servicing goals.

San Diego Business Journal Once Again Names MCT® as Best Places to Work 2021 

San Diego Business Journal Once Again Names MCT® as Best Places to Work 2021 

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), an industry-leading mortgage hedge advisory firm, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work 2021 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ). MCT was ranked number 37 in the medium-sized company category (50 – 249 U.S. employees). The award is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in San Diego that benefit the county’s economy, workforce, and local businesses.