Barry Habib, MBS Highway (US)
founder and CEO
Barry Habib is the founder and CEO of MBS Highway, a company and platform that helps industry professionals to interpret forecast activity in the mortgage rate and bond markets. Habib, an American entrepreneur and frequent media resource for his mortgage and housing expertise, has more than two decades of industry experience. Prior to founding MBS Highway in 2012, he was the VP and chief market strategist at Residential Finance. Before that, he was chief strategy officer at RPM Mortgage. Barry had founded, grown, and sold many successful businesses, including Mortgage Market Guide, Healthcare Imaging Solutions, and Certified Mortgage Associates. During Barry’s mortgage sales career, he was recognized for having the highest annual origination production in the US on two occasions. He personally originated more than $2 billion dollars in mortgage loan production over his career. He was named the top Real Estate forecaster by Zillow and Pulsenomics and has been presented with the Crystal Ball Award for the most accurate real estate forecasts out of 150 of the top economists in the US. Last year, he was also included in the Mortgage Global 100.