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Bill Packer of American Financial Resources Named New MBA Chair of RESTECH

Bill Packer of American Financial Resources Named New MBA Chair of RESTECH

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that Bill Packer, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at American Financial Resources, Inc. (AFR), is the new chairman of its Residential Technology Forum (RESTECH).

“Technology and innovation continues to transform every facet of the residential mortgage landscape, and through RESTECH, MBA is committed to bringing industry leaders and tech experts together to address the challenges and opportunities facing our members, investors and consumers,” said Mike Fratantoni, MBA’s Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. “Bill’s successful leadership and breadth of knowledge in the financial services industry will serve him well as chair of RESTECH. We appreciate his time and commitment in helping us offer a platform for members to solve problems and enhance the mortgage experience.”

Packer has served in a variety of leadership roles in his nearly 30 years in the financial services industry, including management positions in areas such as sales, operations, project management, ecommerce, retail banking and consumer and mortgage lending. Prior to joining AFR, Packer served as Senior Vice President and Application Programming Executive in Bank of America’s Home Loans technology organization, where he supported both the first mortgage and home equity lines of business. Packer was a senior faculty member at Keller University from 2001 to 2005, and has served on boards for a variety of nonprofit organizations.

RESTECH helps MBA members address technology issues facing the residential mortgage industry, and provides a forum for members to identify and implement solutions. For more information or to join RESTECH, contact .

Adam DeSanctis

(202) 557-2727


The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,400 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field.


Mortgage Bankers Association
1331 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 557-2700