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MBA Nominates E.J. Burke as 2012 Vice-Chair

On Monday the ""Mortgage Bankers Association"":http://www.mortgagebankers.org (MBA) released a statement announcing the nomination of E.J. Burke, a senior executive and director at ""KeyBank Real Estate Capital and Corporate Banking Services"":https://www.key.com/html/real-estate-investment-banking.html, as its vice-chair.
[IMAGE] ""With more than three decades of experience in the mortgage banking business, E.J. is one of our industry's most thoughtful leaders,"" Michael D. Berman, MBA's chairman, said. ""His energy and experience will be of tremendous value to MBA and the industry as we rebuild the single family, multifamily, and commercial real estate markets.""


Burke arrives at his new position with several years of relevant business experience. At KeyBank, he also served as head of real estate capital markets, presiding over its commercial mortgage division as managing director.

He also co-founded National Realty Funding in 1997, headed up the commercial funding division for Midland Loan Services, LP, and served as SVP at the Merchants Bank. He holds degrees from Harvard Business School, Oklahoma City University, and Boston College.

""It is an honor to be nominated to this prestigious position,"" Burke said. ""I look forward to working with MBA members and staff to continue our work navigating today's challenges and moving the industry into a position of growth and strength.""

No outsider to the MBA, Burke previously served the association as chair of its Investors Council, Risk-Retention Task Force, and Commercial Real Estate and Multifamily Finance Board of Governors.

He will receive election to his new position by attendees who vote at the association's annual convention in October.

MBA is a national association that represents the real estate finance industry.