Job Details

Loss Mitigation Underwriter II

Company name

M&T Bank.

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 13,2019

Valid Through

May 29,2019

Posted on

Feb 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Loss Mitigation Underwriter II

Responsibilities: Understand investor waterfalls and required documents for loss mitigation. Manage and monitor account portfolio to ensure that all documentation and account decisions comply with banking policies, investor guidelines and applicable regulations. Assess income and expenses, as well as property value and variance between appraised properties and offers submitted by potential buyers. Serve as liaison to various investors, including, but not limited to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and M&T Bank to gain approval for settlements and provide each party with documentation necessary to render a decision. Review workout packages, including hardship letters, tax returns, income statements, pay stubs, credit reports, sources of debt and general customer financial documents to determine the most suitable repayment option for customers. Calculate loan modification terms in adherence with Investor and Insurer guidelines, M&T policies and applicable state and Federal law and regulations. Communicate with Single Point of Contact, title team and Loss Mitigation Closing team to gather information and resolve escalated accounts. Review, compile and analyze documents (e.g., appraisals, title, arm’s length addenda, HUD 90051) to approve or deny a short sale settlement. Communicate with customers, real estate agents and attorneys to negotiate short sale settlement offers and advise of loss mitigation decisions. Prepare workout summaries for management approval. Maintain notes for management and audit review purposes. Prepare loans for foreclosure mediation hearings. Identify solutions to resolve clouded title. Complete special ad hoc projects as requested by management (e.g., due diligence loan reviews). Responsible for meeting and maintaining registration requirements under the Federal SAFE Act. Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies. Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable. Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand. Complete other related duties as assigned. Manages and monitors an account portfolio of 70 loans.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A combined 4 years’ higher education and/or experience, including 2+ years’ collections or underwriting experience. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally over the phone. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software. Knowledge and understanding of land title. Education and Experience Preferred: Bachelor’s degree. Paralegal certification or experience. Mortgage collections experience. Knowledge of M&T systems.

Additional info

Ref. R03166

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
M&T Bank.
151 North Main Street
New City, NY 10956

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