Barry Habib, MBS Highway (US)

Barry Habib, MBS Highway (US)

Market: US

Company: Mortgage Bankers Association

Job title: Chairman

Brian Stoffers is chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and global president, debt and structured finance at CBRE, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, and the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. Under his leadership, approximately 180 professionals have originated approximately $300 billion in loan volume since 2007. Stoffers has extensive experience in the origination, structuring, placement, closing and servicing of commercial real estate debt for life insurance companies, pension funds, banks, debt funds and loans, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA and Wall Street sources. Prior to the CB Richard Ellis acquisition of L.J. Melody in 1996, Stoffers served as senior vice president and Southwest regional manager for CB commercial's mortgage banking division. He began his career with Coldwell Banker Commercial in 1981 and became a senior real estate finance officer in the firm's La Jolla, California, office. He currently serves on CBRE's Global Operating Committee. An active MBA member for more than 25 years, Stoffers has served in several leadership positions within the organisation. He currently serves as 2019 chairman of MBA's diversity and inclusion committee; MBA's executive committee as well as the chairman of the audit committee and co-chair of the GSE reform committee.