MCT’s COO, Phil Rasori, is Awarded HousingWire’s Vanguard Award

MCT’s COO, Phil Rasori, is Honored with HousingWire’s Inaugural Vanguard Award


SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016 –  MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, was named to HousingWire magazine’s first annual list of Vanguard Award recipients.

The HousingWire Vanguard Award recognizes executive-level professionals who have become leaders in their respective fields within housing and mortgage finance – those whose leadership is moving markets forward, each and every day.  The magazine named 27 industry leaders in the housing economy to its inaugural list.

HousingWire states that those who earned a spot on the list are proven leaders who have inspired others through their passion, innovation and perseverance. They come from diverse backgrounds, and may run established companies or start-ups, but share one common trait: an unmistakable impact on the industry at large.

“The HW Vanguard Award winners are some of the most powerful and influential leaders in our industry,” said Jacob Gaffney, HousingWire editor-in-chief. “They represent the cutting edge of management and strategy in the mortgage finance field, and the kind of leadership the housing industry needs to continue to drive the American economy forward.”

Rasori is an active participant in both national and regional mortgage banking trade shows, conferences, and events.  He regularly provides secondary marketing expertise on industry panel sessions and roundtables.  Rasori has authored many articles and white papers on secondary marketing topics, trends, issues, etc.


About MCT Trading

MCT Trading (MCT) 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, 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!™,   an award-winning real-time, trading and best-execution secondary marketing platform.  MCT’s LockCentral™ is the industry’s largest outsourced centralized lock desk service. For more information, please visit or call (619) 543-5111.

About HousingWire

HousingWire is by far the nation’s most influential source of news and information for U.S. mortgage markets, boasting a readership that spans lending, servicing, investments and real estate market participants as well as financial market professionals.  Winner of numerous awards, including a 2012 Eddie Award for national editorial excellence in the B-to-B Banking/Business/Finance, HousingWire has been recognized for excellence in journalism by the Society of Business Editors and Writers, the American Society of Business Press Editors, the National Association of Real Estate Editors and Trade Association Business Publications International.



Ian Miller
Chief Marketing Officer
Mortgage Capital Trading