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Oakleaf's Mary Pat Denney Elected to WHF Board
Oakleaf Managing Director, Mary Pat Denney, was recently elected to the Women in Housing & Finance Board of Directors . Women in Housing & Finance is a non-partisan, nonprofit forum for business and policy experts to share their views and insights and provides members opportunities to learn...
Chris Milner Visits with Dean Georgette Phillips of Lehigh University
This week, Oakleaf President and CEO, Chris Milner, met with Georgette Phillips, Dean of the College of Business and Economics at Lehigh University, his alma mater. While in town to speak at an alumni event, Dean Phillips stopped by the Oakleaf office to meet Chris and discuss his tenure on the...
Oakleaf Group Goes on Underwriter Hiring Spree
Oakleaf Group goes on underwriter hiring spree
Jacob Gaffney, HousingWire The current hiring atmosphere in the mortgage market is certainly a volatile one. Many mortgage lenders and servicers are cutting staff here and there, moving around personnel, etc. in order to keep up with the shifting sands of this rising interest-rate environment and...
Christine Brunie Promoted to Managing Director
Oakleaf is thrilled to announce that Christine Brunie has been promoted to Managing Director and will be leading Oakleaf’s Modeling & Analytics group. Christine has a wealth of experience in the structured finance sector and has been managing Oakleaf’s New York office. She will now be...
Wes Mesirow Promoted to Managing Director
Oakleaf is excited to announce that Wes Mesirow has been promoted to Managing Director and will continue to lead Oakleaf’s Mortgage Servicing group. Wes has done an exceptional job of growing Oakleaf’s platform into a steady, scalable and sustainable offering that is one of the best in the industry...
Many lenders are loosening requirements for prospective home buyers
By Michele Lerner February 22 Will I or won’t I? An essential concern shared by prospective home buyers who need to finance their purchase is whether they will qualify for a mortgage for the amount and terms they require. Pushback against overly tight credit after the housing crisis, a shrunken...
Oakleaf Attends SFIG Vegas 2018
Oakleaf President, Chris Milner, and Managing Directors, Wes Mesirow and Brad Davis, are attending SFIG's Annual Conference February 25-28th in Las Vegas, NV. This is the world's largest capital markets conference and includes attendees from all areas of the structured finance industry. If you see...
Women in Housing & Finance Panel Discussion Featuring Oakleaf's Mary Pat Denney
On Wednesday, February 21st at 6:00pm EST, Women in Housing & Finance will be hosting a panel discussion with successful senior executives in the housing and finance industry, including Oakleaf's Mary Pat Denney. The discussion will be focused on providing career advice to mid-level...
Brad Davis Joins Oakleaf as Managing Director
Founder, CEO and President
We are excited to announce that Brad Davis has joined The Oakleaf Group as Managing Director of Business Development. Brad joins Oakleaf’s leadership team in a dedicated business development capacity, building our pipeline, bringing in new business, and building out Oakleaf’s business development...
We've Moved!
Founder, CEO and President
The Oakleaf team has moved into a brand-new office space in Bethesda, Maryland. It has been an exciting transition and we’re thrilled to now have all of our team members under one roof! Please see below for our new address and look out for information regarding our Office Warming Party in the new...