MCT Industry Webinar:
Complete Best Execution – Now Including Fully Integrated Retain/Release MSR Decisioning

This webinar has concluded from April 24, 2024.

In this webinar, MCT will review the current state of the MSR market and discuss more comprehensive retain vs. release strategies, in addition to our recently introduced fully integrated Enhanced Best Execution (EBX) solution. MCT’s Paul Yarbrough will provide insights from a trader’s perspective regarding MSR best execution strategies at time of loan sale. He will also be highlighting MCT’s Rapid Commit technology and assignment of trade processes. This session will include a live demo of the EBX (MCTlive! and MSRlive!) integration, showcasing how EBX can effectively optimize your flow MSR trading process and decisions.

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About the Webinar:

MCT’s MSR team and Paul Yarbrough review current MSR market dynamics and retain/release MSR strategies, leveraging our unique and fully integrated Enhanced Best Ex (EBX) solution.

Topics include:

  • The current state of the MSR market
  • Retaining vs. releasing decisioning
  • What is Enhanced Best Execution?
  • The Trader perspective on MSR and Best Ex.
  • Rapid Commit operational efficiencies
  • Assignment of Trade efficiencies
  • EBX Demo (MCTlive! & MSRlive! integration)

View the recording below or download the slide deck.

About the Webinar Presenters:

Natalie Martinez – Senior Manager, MSR Services & Client Success

Natalie joined MCT in 2015 starting in the Lock Desk Division and eventually becoming a Senior Lock Desk Analyst overseeing 11 Lock Desk clients and 5 analysts, before transitioning to the MSR Division in 2017. Within a few short years, she moved into her current position as the Manager of the MSR Services Department & Client Success. where she manages MCT’s MSR Analysts, oversees portfolio valuations, and is an integral part in updating and refining the MSR Department’s flagship model MSRlive!, revising the prepayment model, and making structural changes to enhance the user’s experience.

Ms. Martinez is now the most senior MSR Analyst at MCT, and has not only ensured the success of existing MSR clients, but also helped grow the number of MSR clients this year to over 100, all while training new MSR Analysts and doubling the size of the department. She focuses on the success of every MSR client from assisting them in managing their MSR asset through MSRlive!, to meeting one-on-one and hosting client webinars to provide insight on current market conditions and clarity on current MSR updates. She always strives to give 100% to each client she helps

Natalie Martinez
Senior Manager, MSR Services & Client Success

Bill Shirreffs
Senior Director, Head of MSR Services & Sales Operations

Bill Shirreffs – Senior Director, Head of MSR Services & Sales Operations

Mr. Shirreffs brings extensive industry experience in capital markets, structured transactions, credit risk, mortgage insurance, strategic planning and sales leadership to MCT.  Prior to MCT, Shirreffs gained broad secondary experience with both Fannie/Freddie (17 years), where he ultimately became Vice President, responsible for oversight of the West Region for both organizations.  Due to his deep experience on Fannie’s Cash Window, Bill was tasked with becoming one of the principal architects of Fannie Mae’s “Live Pricing”, the Industry’s first electronic whole loan committing platform.

Shirreffs also spent 13 years in the mortgage insurance industry, where as Head of National Accounts he helped PMI MIC grow into one of the Industry’s leading providers in the 2000s.

Mr. Shirreffs is MCT’s Head of MSR Services & Sales Operations, responsible for overseeing all operational aspects of the sales organization and other related functions, including contract management, sales leadership, strategic planning, process improvement, and sales reporting.

Paul Yarbrough – Senior Director, Head of Client Success

Secondary marketing expert Paul Yarbrough has joined San Diego-based MCT Trading Inc., a mortgage risk management provider offering pipeline hedging, best-executive loan sales and centralized lock desk services, to oversee new client on-boarding, manage the company’s secondary marketing technology and implement necessary solution training.

Yarbrough has 13 years of experience operating in the secondary marketing divisions at Evolve Bank and Trust, Willow Bend Mortgage, Nationstar, Service First Mortgage and Realty Mortgage. Further, Yarbrough has detailed knowledge concerning how to leverage secondary marketing technology to proficiently run capital markets functions. “Paul will play an important role in implementing and training lenders on our secondary marketing technology platform MCTlive!, as well as ancillary solutions,” says Curtis Richins, president of MCT.

Mr. Yarbrough has a BA in Finance from West Texas A&M with a minor in Economics.

Paul Yarbrough
Senior Director, Head of Client Success


David Burruss
MSR Sales Director



David Burruss – MSR Sales Director

Mr. Burruss is a 30 mortgage industry veteran. As Director of MSR Sales, David is responsible for marketing outreach and acquisition of new customers.

Previously Mr. Burruss worked in the subservicing and MSR world uncovering private label clients and those who wanted to sell MSR. He ran his own consulting firm offering a broad range of services like business/product development, investor relations, recruiting and outsourcing.

Mr. Burruss also has a rich legacy in the national accounts arena servicing many of the top 20 US Lenders for PMI Mortgage Insurance Company, Arch MI, and Freddie Mac. In this role, he has covered the entire mortgage manufacturing process from origination through foreclosure; creating products and services focused on generating efficiencies and uncovering profitable niches for his customers. He also lead teams who developed some of the first automated underwriting processes in the industry.

Mr. Burruss holds a bachelor’s degree from Carson-Newman University and is recognized as an AMP through the MBA.