CHICAGO, IL – October 23, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Joe Reppert, Vice Chairman of CoreLogic, received the Andrew D. Woodward Distinguished Service Award today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) in recognition of his dedicated and prominent service to MBA and the mortgage lending industry in a variety of capacities involving both legislative and regulatory activities. Mr. Reppert was presented with the award in a ceremony held at MBA’s 99th Annual Convention & Expo in Chicago.
“Joe has served several terms on the MBA Board of Directors and contributed significantly to MBA’s advocacy efforts when he was chairman of MORPAC,” said Debra W. Still, CMB, Chairman of MBA. His dedication and service to the real estate finance industry is unsurpassed. I look forward to working with him for many more years to come.”
Mr. Reppert has been in the mortgage banking business for nearly 35 years. Prior to this, he worked in the political scene in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill and as an Office Director of the Home Loan Bank Board.
He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Washington, D.C. based Social Compact, serves on the 2013 Board of MBA, and was the Chairman of MORPAC from 2007-2008. He has been Chairman of the Fannie Mae Advisory Council and Chairman of the U.S. League Secondary Market Committee.
The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor an individual can receive from his or her fellow MBA members. Nominees for the annual award must meet the following criteria:
• Be associated with an MBA member firm;
• Have a record of long, sustained and extraordinary service to MBA and the mortgage industry; and
• Have a strong reputation for ethical and professional conduct.
The award was recently renamed to honor of former MBA Chairman, the late Andy Woodward. Andy set an extraordinary example for his leadership abilities, especially with his involvement in the Council to Shape Change Report.
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 2,200 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. For additional information, visit MBA’s Web site: www.mortgagebankers.org.