PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radian Group Inc. today announced that Chief Executive Officer S.A. Ibrahim will be the featured luncheon speaker at the upcoming Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists’ New York Program on Fed Policy and Real Estate on March 3.
In his luncheon address, Ibrahim will set the stage for the evolving mortgage marketplace and address the issues of homeownership access, affordability and sustainability. He will also underline what the current demographic, economic and social changes mean for housing in America.
A long-time veteran of the US mortgage finance industry, Ibrahim has been CEO of Radian since 2005. Prior to joining Radian, he was CEO of GreenPoint Mortgage Funding. His board memberships have included the Fannie Mae National Advisory Board and the Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Governors. Currently, he serves on several boards including the Board of Trustees of the Institute of International Education in New York, the Wharton Graduate Executive Board, the Academy of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Anti-Defamation League. Mr. Ibrahim holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BE in Engineering from Osmania University in India.
Faculty lectures delivered during the March 3 seminar will be led by Adjunct Associate Professor of Real Estate, Sam Chandan and Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Peter Conti-Brown, both frequently sourced experts on commercial real estate and Fed policy matters. Chandan, whose research and market commentary are focused on commercial real estate capital markets, the structure and regulation of apartment housing finance, and the credit performance of residential and commercial mortgages, will be covering “Real Estate Trends” in the morning. Conti-Brown, a financial historian and a legal scholar, who studies central banking, financial regulation, and public finance, with a particular focus on the history and policies of the US Federal Reserve System will provide afternoon insights into “The Future of the Federal Reserve.”
The New York Program on Fed Policy and Real Estate will take place at the offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 101 Park Avenue, New York City from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Though registration for this Seminar is at capacity journalists may apply for future programs and learn more here: http://journalists.wharton.upenn.edu/
Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN), headquartered in Philadelphia, provides private mortgage insurance, risk management products and real estate services to financial institutions. Radian offers products and services through two business segments:
- Mortgage Insurance, through its principal mortgage insurance subsidiary Radian Guaranty Inc. This private mortgage insurance protects lenders from default-related losses, facilitates the sale of low-downpayment mortgages in the secondary market and enables homebuyers to purchase homes more quickly with downpayments less than 20%.
- Mortgage and Real Estate Services, through its principal services subsidiary Clayton, as well as Green River Capital, Red Bell Real Estate and ValuAmerica. These solutions include information and services that financial institutions, investors and government entities use to evaluate, acquire, securitize, service and monitor loans and asset-backed securities.
Additional information may be found at www.radian.biz.
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