Complexity Simplified: Founding Partner Dr. Albert Lee and Professor Fred Faltin of Virginia Tech discuss corporate real estate trends as the COVID-19 pandemic enters a new phase

7/9/20 3:10 PM

This ongoing series of podcasts focuses on the impact of the pandemic to the economy and the efficacy of various policy interventions. It features economists, policy makers and industry experts, analyzing real-time information, trends and policy ideas as we weather this pandemic. 

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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Podcast Series - COVID-19, Summit Blog

Complexity Simplified: Director, Josh Goldberg discusses servicer liquidity issues related to the COVID-19 induced recession with Mike Fratantoni Chief Economist of the Mortgage Bankers Association

6/25/20 11:06 AM

In this podcast, Dr. Michael Fratantoni, Chief Economist of the Mortgage Bankers Association, discusses servicer liquidity issues related to the COVID-19 induced recession.

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Topics: data analytics, Mortgage Finance, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19

Complexity Simplified: Founding Partner Albert Lee and BroadSolutions II CEO Andrew Smith discuss COVID-19 and its effect on the bridge loan segment of the mortgage industry

6/23/20 3:48 PM

This ongoing series of podcasts focuses on the impact of the pandemic to the economy and the efficacy of various policy interventions. It features economists, policy makers and industry experts, analyzing real-time information, trends and policy ideas as we weather this pandemic. 

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Topics: Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Podcast Series - COVID-19, bridge loans

An open letter from Summit Consulting to our community in response to social and racial injustice

6/4/20 6:47 PM

Together, We Shall Overcome

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Topics: racial and social injustice

Complexity Simplified: Partner Anthony Curcio discusses professional development and training for finance practitioners with Alok Mathur, President of the Global Project Finance Advisory Council

6/2/20 12:57 PM

Summit’s Partner, Anthony Curcio, recently sat down for the second of three conversations with Alok Mathur, President of Global Project Finance Advisory Council, a global project finance advisory firm that has closed $125.4 billion in infrastructure-related finance transactions. 

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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), infrastructure, professional development, finance practitioners

Complexity Simplified: Dr. Albert Lee discusses insights into the commercial property market with Dr. Victor Calanog, Chief Economist of Moody's Analytics (REIS)

5/27/20 3:39 PM

This ongoing series of podcasts focuses on the impact of the pandemic to the economy and the efficacy of various policy interventions. It features economists, policy makers, and industry experts analyzing real-time information, trends, and policy ideas as we weather this pandemic. 

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Topics: Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Podcast Series - COVID-19, commercial real estate market, evolutionary vs. revolutionary changes

Sneak peek: new Summit data tool helps clients visualize US areas that are most heavily impacted by the COVID-19 virus

5/21/20 4:23 PM

Want a peek into our team's current data analysis work? Summit recently developed a new tool to help our mission-based clients visualize the areas heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. By graphically displaying the data, Summit’s mission-based clients can easily digest the severity and unexpected risks presented to their operations by COVID-19.

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Topics: data visualization, mission-oriented finance, data, COVID-19

Complexity Simplified: Anthony Curcio discusses strengthening the structured finance and securitization market with Michael Bright CEO of the Structured Finance Association

5/21/20 11:58 AM

I had a great conversation with Michael Bright, CEO at the Structured Finance Association, an advocacy group focused on strengthening the structured finance and securitization market.

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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), Structured Finance, Securitization Market

Complexity Simplified: Albert Lee and Jeremy McCarty (CEO of Valligent) discuss virtual home appraisals during COVID-19

5/20/20 11:42 AM

This ongoing series of podcasts focuses on the impact of the pandemic to the economy and the efficacy of various policy interventions. It features economists, policy makers, and industry experts analyzing real-time information, trends, and policy ideas as we weather this pandemic. 

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Topics: Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Podcast Series - COVID-19, Virtual Home Appraisals

Opinion paper: Impact of Covid-19 on the Mortgage Industry

5/18/20 9:49 AM

Summit's Dr. Albert Lee, Balint Peto, and I examined several economic scenarios based on Covid-19's impact on the economy, with special focus to its impact on the mortgage markets.
 
Many of Summit's clients are directly involved in lending and grant programs, and the disruption to the economy will be directly relevant to their existing and future portfolios. This opinion paper discusses different paths the recovery may take, explores detailed impacts on certain funding markets, and analyzes which outcome seems most likely.
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Topics: Mortgage Finance, white paper, COVID-19

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