MCT’s COO and Head Trader to Speak on Secondary Marketing Panel

MCT’s COO and Head Trader to Speak on Secondary Marketing Panel
at the Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference 

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 6, 2012   –  MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO and Head Trader, Phil Rasori, will present on a panel session at the Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference on November 8 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

The panel comprises an assembly of industry experts that will engage in a candid, pointed discussion on the issues involving secondary marketing best execution practices, including the recent challenges posed from utilizing retaining versus selling servicing rights.

One of the primary goals of secondary marketing managers is to effectively manage the process of best execution loan sales — whether best efforts or mandatory, including servicing retained versus servicing released.  This panel session explores a number of different topics and trends in secondary marketing.

Panel moderator:

  • Stephen Fleming, VP at Phoenix Capital, Inc.

Panel members:

  • Phil Rasori, COO & Head Trader at Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT)
  • Dean DeMeritte, EVP at Phoenix Capital, Inc.
  • Austin Tilghman, CEO of United Capital Markets, Inc.
  • Doug Jones, chief correspondent lending officer at PennyMac Loan Services, LLC
  • Bob  Gundel, senior hedge manager at Compass Analytics, LLC


Session Information:

Topic: Secondary Market Execution Best Practices

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Central Standard Time

Location: The Fairmont Dallas Hotel, Gold Room

Mr. Rasori has more than 10 years of experience in capital markets operations serving lenders in the residential mortgage banking industry.  At MCT, he manages the company’s day-to-day operations and a team of traders and analysts that provide hand-held support and coaching to clients.  Mr. Rasori is a proven industry leader, innovator and evangelizer of major risk management, conservative hedging and expert advisory services that help lenders take their businesses to newfound heights of profitability.

About Mortgage Capital Trading

MCT Trading, Inc. is a 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, CA in May 2001, the company has expanded to include field sales and support offices in Philadelphia, PA; Dallas, TX; Charlotte, NC; St. Louis, MO; and San Francisco, CA. MCT is recognized as a leading provider of mortgage pipeline hedging service and currently supports more than 75 clients on the HALO (Hedging And Loan sales Optimization) Program.  For more information, please visit or call (619) 543-5111.



Ian Miller
Chief Marketing Officer
Mortgage Capital Trading