The RMD Podcast #19: Jonathan Scarpati, VP Wholesale Lending at Finance of America Reverse

To dive deeper into the very active reverse mortgage wholesale channel, The RMD Podcast is thrilled to welcome Finance of America Reverse’s VP of Wholesale Lending, Jonathan Scarpati! Like most of the reverse mortgage industry, wholesale lending has had to evolve and change with the new realities brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, but those […]

The RMD Podcast #18: Reza Jahangiri, Founder and CEO of AAG

The RMD Podcast finishes out 2020 with a guest we’ve been planning to have for some time now, American Advisors Group (AAG) founder and CEO Reza Jahangiri! In this episode, Reza sits down with RMD Editor Chris Clow to talk about the tumultuous journey of the year that is 2020, and how the reverse mortgage […]

The RMD Podcast #17: Christina Harmes Hika, Loan Originator at C2 Reverse

The RMD Podcast returns to talk about the “new normal” origination environment with Christina Harmes Hika, reverse mortgage loan originator with C2 Reverse in San Diego, Calif. The ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have the chance to change the reverse mortgage industry forever, and Christina describes for RMD Editor Chris Clow how she has […]

The RMD Podcast #16: Harlan Accola, Reverse Mortgage Director at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp.

The RMD Podcast is back with Harlan Accola, Reverse Mortgage Director at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. In a wide-ranging discussion, Harlan details for RMD Editor Chris Clow the path he took to arrive in the reverse mortgage industry, the work that still needs to be done to increase the comprehension and market penetration of reverse […]

The RMD Podcast #15: Shelley Giordano, co-founder of the Academy for Home Equity in Financial Planning

The RMD Podcast returns for a conversation with Shelley Giordano, co-founder of the Academy for Home Equity in Financial Planning and of Enterprise Integration at Mutual of Omaha Mortgage. In our discussion, Shelley describes for RMD Editor Chris Clow the path she took to arrive in the reverse mortgage industry, as well as the origin […]

The RMD Podcast #14: Dan Ribler, Director at SitusAMC

The RMD Podcast dives into the issue of reverse mortgage capital markets in a conversation between RMD Editor Chris Clow and Dan Ribler, director at real estate finance technology company SitusAMC which acquired his analytics firm Baseline Reverse last year. As the initial disruption in reverse mortgage capital markets led to investor concern and the […]

The RMD Podcast #12: Steven Sless of PRMI

The RMD Podcast returns during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and RMD Editor Chris Clow is joined by Steven Sless, reverse mortgage division manager with Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI) and branch manager with the lender’s Steven J. Sless Group, to discuss in greater detail what challenges and opportunities reverse mortgage originators are facing in the […]

The RMD Podcast #11: Dr. Wade Pfau

The RMD Podcast is back amidst the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and RMD Editor Chris Clow is joined by Dr. Wade Pfau, professor of retirement income at the American College of Financial Services and founder of RetirementResearcher.com, to discuss how reverse mortgages can be incorporated into a senior’s retirement plans in the wake of the […]

The RMD Podcast #10: Scott Norman of FAR

In the tenth episode of The RMD Podcast, RMD Editor Chris Clow is joined by the VP of Field Retail and Director of Government Relations at Finance of America Reverse (FAR), and co-chair of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) Scott Norman! Known for his instrumental role in expanding the reverse mortgage business to […]