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Reporters are invited to attend The New England Mortgage Expo and BankWorld – held concurrently at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on Friday, Jan. 13 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Roughly 3,000 professionals in the mortgage finance and real estate professions from throughout the Northeast will be gathered for the largest regional mortgage conference in the nation.

You will have a chance to hear from:

Theodore W. Tozer, president of Ginnie Mae
These days, the mortgage market would have a hard time functioning without government backed loans from the FHA and VA. The market for those loans is made by Ginnie Mae – the Government National Mortgage Association. The Expo is proud to present Ginnie Mae president Theodore Tozer, who will share his vision of the emerging mortgage market.

Kenneth Harney, columnist of The Nation’s Housing, Washington Post Syndicate
Every week, Kenneth Harney’s column reaches millions of readers across the U.S. He is the foremost writer on housing issues, and he brings to his readers an understanding of real estate and mortgages that is unparalleled in consumer reporting.

Frank Nothaft, senior vice president and chief economist at Freddie Mac
Get the inside story from one of the mortgage profession’s leading organizations. Frank Nothaft is the top forecaster for one of the most prominent funders of mortgages in the nation. He’ll share his unique vision on the state of the secondary market.

Edward A. Hjerpe III, president of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Edward A. Hjerpe III, president and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, will discuss the state of the housing and lending markets in New England and nationally. He will also take a look at the Federal Home Loan Bank System and the current issues facing FHLB Boston.

Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors
What does the coming home sales market look like? Hear from the man who creates the market forecasts for the National Association of Realtors. Get insight on the trends that will affect your sales for the year from Dr. Lawrence Yun, listed by USA Today as one of the top 10 economic forecasters in the country.

Frank Abagnale, fraud expert and author of “Catch Me If You Can”

Meet the real life subject of the book, movie and now Broadway musical, “Catch Me If You Can.” Frank Abagnale is one of the nation’s most sought-after speakers, with a story of intrigue and adventure.

Press coverage of the event is welcome. You may register directly by clicking here. We will provide a mult-box for media covering the keynote speakers, above. To see the full conference agenda, please click here.

Michelle Laczkoski
(617) 896-5355