Michael Fratantoni

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  • Commercial Real Estate Market Operating at Peak Levels

    On several key metrics, the commercial real estate industry is operating at peak levels and breaking all-time records even as the U.S. economic recovery is gathering steam.

    National 05 February 2015 15:59
  • Mortgage Delinquencies Closer to “Normal” Levels

    The MBA reports a decrease in residential delinquencies, while Bureau of Labor stats show that the the Consumer Price Index increased 0.1 percent in January.

    National 21 February 2014 15:09
  • MBA Delivers Cautious Economic Outlook for 2014

    Mortgage originations for multifamily and commercial real estate in the last quarter of 2014 reached the highest volume achieved since 2007. Multifamily financing, in particular, has returned to levels last witnessed at the peak of the market.

    National 11 February 2014 19:48
  • MBA to Promote Fratantoni to Chief Economist

    David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that Michael Fratantoni, currently MBA’s vice president, single family research and policy development, will be appointed chief economist and senior vice president, research and industry technology, reporting directly to Stevens.

    Midatlantic 17 October 2013 17:08