Dan Phelan Presented with MBA Education Rosser Lifetime Achievement Award

Dan Phelan Presented with MBA Education Rosser Lifetime Achievement Award

SAN DIEGO, CA (October 18, 2015) – The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) today presented Dan Phelan, CMB, CRI, CCMS, with its E. Michael Rosser, CMB, MBA Education Lifetime Achievement Award.

“Dan is one of the industry’s strongest advocates for MBA’s School of Mortgage Banking,” said Bill Emerson, MBA Chairman. “He believes that enhanced industry education is the path to restoring faith and confidence among consumers and policymakers in our industry and those individuals who practice it. He has put this belief into action as a frequent instructor for the School of Mortgage Banking, a teacher in the Commercial Real Estate Finance Program at the University of San Diego and serving as a guest lecturer for many of the undergraduate and graduate courses offered there. ”

Phelan is President and CEO of Pacific Southwest Realty Services, an investment firm focused on commercial real estate. He is a Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB), a Charter Realty Investor (CRI), and a Commercial Certified Mortgage Servicer (CCMS) and has been very active and has held various positions in the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA). In 2008, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by MBA in 2008.

The E. Michael Rosser MBA Education Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual who has shown outstanding service to the Association, Certified Mortgage Bankers Society and the real estate finance industry.

Ali Ahmad

(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.


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