The CMBA has a Corporate Advisory Council which has regular interaction with the CMBA Board of Directors and has a direct impact on the success of the CMBA. The Corporate Advisory Council membership includes participation to all our seminars, events and special recognition at all events, emails, website and publications.

 Corporate Advisory Benefits - Platinum 

Corporate Advisory Benefits - Gold

Platinum Sponsors


   American Business Media, LLC is the largest producer of mortgage conferences in the nation, and host to the Originator Connect Network. Whether it's live, in-person meetings and conferences, online engagement webinars and newsletters, forums and social media connections, or digital reporting and education, AmBiz brings mortgage and financial service professionals the resources and connections they need to flourish.




   First County Bank is an independent, mutual community bank, conducting business in lower Fairfield County, Connecticut, which is dedicated to serving individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations. As a mutual, First County Bank operates under a set of core principles for the benefit of its customers, the community and its employees rather than shareholders.

These core principles state that, we will;

Satisfy the financial needs of our customers by offering a wide array of secure, innovative and relevant products and services with confidence and efficiency
Deliver the highest levels of personal attention and service to our customers
Maintain and enhance our commitment to support the community through participation and leadership
Ensure our position as a strong and stable organization
Foster an environment of diversity and inclusion for our employees
promoting career development, teamwork, mutual respect and collaboration

We believe in…

Mutuality & independence
Being customer centric & service oriented
Maintaining a strong community focus
Acting as a trusted advisor to our customers
Conducting business in a financially sound & profitable manner
Continuing to evolve in response to market conditions
Developing innovative products & services

Encouraging employee collaboration & development.

    Liberty Bank,  Connecticut’s oldest mutual bank, with more than $3.5 billion in assets and 44 banking offices throughout the central, eastern, and shoreline areas of the state. As a full-service financial institution Liberty offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, insurance, and investment services. Rated outstanding by federal regulators on its community reinvestment efforts, Liberty maintains a longstanding commitment to superior personal service and unparalleled community involvement.


    Norcom Mortgage, located in Avon, CT with over 25 branch locations throughout the East Coast is Connecticut’s number 1 independent purchase lender. Since 1989, we have been focused on service, communication and respect; delivering quality mortgage solutions for all types of homebuyers. As a direct government lender, Norcom provides unparalleled support coupled with top technology and a seamless in-house process to ensure timely and compliant mortgage practices. We employ some of the top sales executives in the mortgage business and continue to connect with those looking to form a lasting partnership full of opportunity.

Robinson+Cole is a leading regional law firm practicing in all major areas of business law. Headquartered in Hartford and with offices in Florida, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island, Robinson+Cole counsels local, regional, and national clients on a wide variety of transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters. The firm is proud to serve as General Counsel to The Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association, Inc. and regularly counsels Mortgage Bankers, Mortgage Brokers, Settlement Service Providers, Loan Servicers, and Retail/Wholesale Lenders. For more information on our Mortgage Banking Practice, please contact Norman H. Roos at or (860) 275-8358.

  SimpleNexus is a homeownership platform transforming the mortgage experience and connecting borrowers, loan officers, real estate agents and settlement service providers throughout the homebuying process. The platforms' native mobile toolset enables lenders to originate, process and close home loans from anywhere with increased efficiency and convenience. Loan officers can manage their loan pipelines, order credit, run pricing, send pre-approvals, sign disclosures and execute eClosings - all on the go. SimpleNexus provides borrowers with a single sign-on experience from home search to the application, document upload, eClose and beyond for a more streamlined homeownership journey.


   Thomaston Savings Bank. Since 1874, Thomaston Savings Bank, a state-chartered mutual savings bank, has been a Connecticut community bank dedicated to helping individuals and families prosper in the communities they serve throughout Western Connecticut. The management team is composed of people who live in the communities the Bank serves, ensuring that all decisions are made in the best interests of their customers and neighbors. Thomaston Savings Bank provides a wide range of personal and business bank accounts and services to meet all of your financial needs. For more information, visit:


Union Savings Bank. Established in 1866 and headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut, Union Savings Bank is a $2.1 billion mutual bank dedicated to being the bank of choice. As a full-service financial institution, Union Savings Bank provides banking, mortgage, investment, trust and insurance products throughout western Connecticut with 26 offices in Bethel, Brookfield, Canton, Danbury, Goshen, Kent, Litchfield, Marble Dale, Monroe, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Southbury, Torrington, and Washington Depot. The bank provides financial services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations and government entities through its commercial, residential and consumer lending, corporate services, retail banking and wealth management divisions.

UniversalCIS empowers businesses to integrate consumer data and reporting seamlessly into their business analytics environment and platform to improve confidence and reduce risk when making lending decisions.






   Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., based in Waterbury , Conn. With more than $20 billion in assets, Webster was the 33rd largest publicly traded commercial bank in the United States . Webster serves consumers, businesses, not-for-profits, and governmental units in Connecticut , Massachusetts , Rhode Island , and Westchester County , N.Y. , with a distribution network of 168 Banking Centers and 293 ATMs, as well as full range of telephone, Internet, and mobile banking services. Webster Bank is a member FDIC and regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.


 Gold Sponsors 


   Bendett & McHugh, P.C. is a full service law firm offering a wide range of real estate services to buyers, sellers, borrowers, and lenders. The firm’s Real Estate practice has over 30 years of experience handling all aspects of real estate closings and provides exceptional levels of client service and individualized attention. At Bendett & McHugh, PC, we know that buying, selling, or refinancing a home is an important decision and experience in your life. Our goal is to provide the most professional and effective representation available.

Our firm has professional, experienced and focused real estate attorneys to guide you through the closing process so you can feel confident that you will experience smooth and precise transaction. Our dedicated and knowledgeable paralegals provide personal attention, promptly return phone calls and emails, and assure that transactions run efficiently.

Bendett & McHugh, PC is experienced in working closely with mortgage brokers and lenders and is proficient in understanding the lending process and different types of real estate financing. We regularly monitor laws and regulations as they relate to the lending industry. In today’s changing environment, Bendett & McHugh, P.C. has the compliance and technology capabilities that make our firm competent to manage the entire closing process from start to finish.

   Birchwood Credit Services, Inc. is a leading source of credit reporting and compliance solutions designed for the lending industry. We offer quick and easy access to the information mortgage lenders need to make accurate credit decisions. For the past 25 years we have been leading the way in making sure our clients have reliable information necessary for fully informed decision making.

   CT Attorneys Title Insurance Company. In business since 1966, CATIC issues its policies through a network of more than 2,000 agents and is currently licensed in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Its sister company, CATIC Title Insurance Company, is licensed in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. CATIC has reinsurance agreements with participating Lloyd’s syndicates and markets, which gives CATIC the ability to insure transactions up to $500,000,000. As a member of the American Land Title Association (ALTA), CATIC’s title policies are accepted by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, VA and thousands of local and national lenders. Last year, CATIC provided title insurance to more than 1,800 lenders nationwide.

   CHFA. Since 1969, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) has helped more than 130,000 families and individuals achieve homeownership. In addition, CHFA has provided financing for the acquisition, construction and/or rehabilitation of more than 42,000 units of affordable rental housing for families and the elderly across Connecticut.

Genworth U.S. Mortgage Insurance is now Enact. Enact is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, and operates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Enact works with lenders and other partners to help people responsibly achieve and maintain the dream of homeownership by ensuring the broad availability of affordable low down payment mortgage loans. Enact has been providing mortgage insurance products and services in the U.S. since 1981.




 Fairfield County Bank is the leading provider of financial services in FairfieldCounty to business owners, real estate developers, home builders, professionals and homeowners. We provide consistently excellent service to our clients at every point of contact. We will exceed our clients’ expectations by having well trained professionals who are fully engaged in our culture of service excellence. We provide superior products that are designed to meet our clients’ banking, insurance and investment needs.

First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through its direct operations and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. First American Title provides comprehensive title insurance coverage and professional services for real estate purchases, construction, refinances, and equity loans.

 In 1992, First World Mortgage began as a Mortgage Broker and Banker in Connecticut. Led by Frank Sidoti, the company planted a strong and trusted foothold within the community. With our combined broker and banker roots, our unique perspective was a key ingredient to overcoming the most challenging times in the mortgage industry. And it is a component to our rapid growth and future success. Given the combination of our innovative approach, a first-rate management team, and an outstanding support team, it’s no wonder why we have continued to thrive for over 23 years and have become one of the top lenders in Connecticut!

   Guilford Savings Bank, Times change, our values don't. We're proud to be as committed to the community today as we were at our founding 140 years ago. 

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC is a leading provider of legal services to the mortgage banking industry, specializing in bankruptcy, foreclosure, REO and eviction services throughout Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, and New York. The firm utilizes proprietary tracking and processing technology with an active referral and workflow integration process to achieve client's pre-determined performance metrics. 


   Washington Trust, We take pride in helping our customers reach their financial goals and serving our local communities. Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation, the largest-state chartered bank headquartered in Rhode Island, and one of the Northeast's premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a comprehensive range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking, and wealth management and trust services through our offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. 










CMBA Advisory Council Sponsors

American Business Media
Bendett & McHugh PC
Birchwood Credit Services
Connecticut Attorney's Title Insurance Company (CATIC)
Fairfield County Bank
First American Title Insurance Company
First County Bank
First World Mortgage Corp.
Guilford Savings Bank
Liberty Bank
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce LLC
Norcom Mortgage
Peoples United Bank
Res/Title Inc.
Robinson & Cole
Thomaston Savings Bank
Union Savings Bank
The Washington Trust Mortgage Mortgage Company
Webster Bank
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Birchwood Credit Services