MCT Webinar – Strategies to Improve Profitability in the Current Market

This webinar from June 1, 2023 has concluded. Please view the recording and slide deck below.

In this webinar, MCT’s Phil Rasori and Paul Yarbrough provide a current market overview and include actionable insights to improve profitability for lenders. Attendees receive key hedging, trading, best execution, and MSR recommendations, as well as how to leverage technology to improve profitability and efficiency.


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About the Webinar:

In this webinar, MCT’s Phil Rasori and Paul Yarbrough discuss strategies to improve profitability in the current market.

Topics Include:

  • Market Overview
  • Changing Makeup of Buyers & Sellers
  • Hedging Strategies to Optimize Profitability
  • Loan Sale Best Execution Strategies to Optimize Profitability
  • MSR Management & Recommendations
  • MCT Software Functionality – Practical Applications
  • Q&A

View the recording below or download the slide deck.

About the Webinar Presenters:

Phil Rasori, Chief Operating Officer, 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.

Paul Yarbrough, Senior Director, Head of Client Success Group, MCT

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.