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Then watch as Barry Habib and MBS Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni provide timely guidance, expert strategy, and a market update and forecast. You’ll learn what Mike thinks about the direction of home sales, home values, mortgage rates, Fed rate cuts, unemployment and more!
About Mike Fratantoni
Mike Fratantoni is MBA's Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology. In this role, he oversees MBA's industry surveys and benchmarking studies, economic and mortgage origination forecasts, industry technology efforts, and policy development research for single-family and commercial/multifamily markets. Additionally, Mike is a member of the Board of Directors of MISMO, the membership committee of MERS, and the Smith Enterprise Risk Consortium's (SERC's) Advisory Council.
Prior to joining MBA, Mike worked in risk management and senior economist roles at Washington Mutual and Fannie Mae. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in economics from The College of William and Mary. He has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Washington, Johns Hopkins, George Washington and Georgetown Universities.