OUR STRENGTH IS UNITY. ↓
United, we form a powerful force that ensures a safe and sustainable real estate finance system. As an MBA member you have the most influential voice for real estate finance. That’s because MBA represents the entire industry; we advocate for a broad range of interests — importantly yours. Together, we are able to amplify your voice and drive change for our industry inside the beltway and across the nation. A united industry is our collective strength.
OUR STRENGTH IS OUR MEMBERS. ↓
With a strong and unified partnership with our members, we work toward our shared vision of a diverse and a competitive market for all industry participants. We bring together a variety of perspectives to develop innovative and balanced solutions to critical industry challenges which enable our members to prosper and grow. Our vision supports America’s communities by bringing material benefits to borrowers and through markets that deliver broad access to diverse capital sources.
OUR STRENGTH IS YOUR SUCCESS. ↓
With a dedicated team of policy and advocacy experts, we drive legislation and regulation to ensure your business is able to operate at its full potential. We support members’ success in our dynamic, evolving industry through education, research, information and events. Our member resources are must- have tools that are an investment in the success of your team and your business.
ABOUT THIS REPORT
[slide-right]This report is a snapshot of the year past and provides a glimpse at what’s ahead in 2017. MBA is the ONLY association representing all segments of the real estate finance industry. We unite the interests of diverse stakeholders, from main street to wall street, spanning all aspects of real estate finance, including commercial, multifamily and residential.[/slide-right]
2016 Policy Accomplishments
[fade]MBA continues to advocate in Washington, DC and in state capitals on behalf of our members and the real estate finance industry. Our notable 2016 achievements:[/fade]
In 2017 we will work with the new Administration, Congress and policymakers to ensure they understand and are responsive to goals that are paramount to our industry.
Raised During the 2015-2016 Cycle [/slide-left]
Raised in 2016 [/fade]
Number of 2016 MORPAC Contributors [/slide-right]
* Calendar Year Figures
MAA / ADVOCACY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
[slide-left]Number of MAA Members[/slide-left]
[slide-right]Communications to Congress & State Legislatures[/slide-right]
[slide-left]Media Coverage and Thought Leadership
We are the most influential voice for real estate finance.
Our experts and data regularly appear in major publications like the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, the Associated Press, Politico, as well as trade publications spanning the residential and commercial / multifamily spectrum. MBA was cited in the media more than 5,200 times in FY2016. Over 2,700 of those cited MBA Research data.[/slide-left]
[slide-right]MBA PRESIDENT AND CEO DAVID H. STEVENS’ SHARE OF VOICE VS. OTHER TRADE ASSOCIATION LEADERS IN REAL ESTATE FINANCE NEWS STORIES[/slide-right]
[fade]We have increased our presence across each of our social platforms this year, resulting in more followers, likes and re-tweets than ever before. Our growing networks allow users to connect virtually, 24/7, 365 days a year and consume real-time news and info at their convenience.[/fade]
Followers (Up 24%)
Followers (Up 126%)
Fans (Up 52%)
Followers (Up 23%)
Conferences and Meetings
[fade]In 2016 more than 12,600 real estate finance professionals participated in one or more of our 150+ signature education programs offered online and in person, to meet any budget or learning style.[/fade]
Education Program Participants
Signature Education Programs
See our industry-leading suite of business intelligence tools including economic forecasting and analysis for all real estate finance business areas.
Citations of MBA Research
in major publications
Members Receive MBA’s
Mortgage Finance Forecast
[slide-left]What Our Members Said[/slide-left]
[slide-right]We listen to our members. Their feedback identifies issues that need to be addressed and provides direction on where we should focus our resources. We asked attendees at MBA’s 2016 Annual Convention & Expo to share what they felt is most important to move our industry forward. [/slide-right]
New Initiatives and Outreach
[slide-left]Select each topic for more information.[/slide-left]
+ MBA M-TEAM
Established in late 2016, the M-Team, MBA’s consolidated member services group, focuses on member needs and success. Engagement specialist will be available for members to contact directly with questions regarding MBA’s products, services and how to get the most out of their membership.
Email us or call (800) 793-6222 (select option 1)
+ DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
MBA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, provides leadership and guidance to help the real estate finance industry gain a competitive advantage by increasing diversity in leadership, workforce and suppliers.
Learn More at MBA.org →
+ GROWING TOMORROW’S WORKFORCE
A key component of our industry, MBA continues to focus on growing tomorrow’s workforce and has added programs to keep us moving forward.
In 2016 we focused on the following programs:
In 2016 we introduced mPower — MBA Promoting Opportunities for Women to Extend their Reach. Our mission is to provide the platform for women to strengthen their networks, achieve professional growth and development, and to exchange ideas and information about our industry and the broader economy. In just six weeks our online platform has enabled over 700 women to connect and share ideas.
Learn More at MBA.org →
+ WE BELIEVE
What better way to tell our story, than through the lens of our own industry. We believe in what we do to serve communities every day; and our ad campaign is meant to tell everyone from Washington influencers to lawmakers and regulators that our industry is proud of our accomplishments. Our members are hard at work, telling the story to consumers as well, with a series of customizable ads made available on our web site. Together, we can give a voice to the good our industry is doing and restore trust and confidence to the real estate finance industry.
Learn More at MBA.org →
MBA Opens Doors Foundation Fundraising*
Number of Donors
Help families with critically ill or injured children stay in their homes through MBA's Opens Doors Foundation.
* Reflects funds raised since inception in 2011.