Residential Mortgage Portfolio Manager in Amherst, NY at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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    4224 Ridge Lea Road
    Amherst, NY
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Essential Job Functions:

Measure, report and analyze credit, financial, and business risks and opportunities related to the first mortgage portfolios
Perform routine and ad hoc analytics to meet internal and external requirements for portfolio monitoring management
Evaluate production flow, portfolio credit profiles, performance and default attributes to understand potential credit loss trends, emerging exposures and related impacts to balance sheet, loan pricing, and potential loan sale execution
Chair portfolio management forums for formal feedback loops with Sales, Fulfillment, Underwriting and Default Servicing functional leaders to understand root causes for performance weaknesses and take corrective actions
Work in collaboration with Vendor and Servicing Management to effectively manage defaulted loan assets. Identify opportunities to reduce risks related to defaulted loans via asset sales or use of component servicers.
Develop and monitor meaningful portfolio concentration limits and triggers
Work with Default Management to define strategies and tactics to drive proactive, targeted activities to minimize credit losses
Collaborate with Credit Risk partners to explore risk theses, perform targeted assessments, and produce recommendations for action when needed
Work with Finance and Risk partners to model portfolio performance under stress scenarios, evaluate results, and make recommendations for changes as needed
Own the monthly Mortgage Asset Quality Reporting package covering direct and sub-serviced portfolios. Such report should include key performance indicators such as geographic dispersion, investors, products, prime/sub-prime, delinquencies, foreclosures, bankruptcies, loss experience, advances and expenses, etc. and benchmark such data against industry metrics.
Create and Maintain Portfolio Management Standards, Policies, and Procedures.
Assist Vendor Management in monitoring of servicer performance, provide direction for improvements as needed
Special Projects as assigned

Required Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Computer Science required, Graduate MBA degree preferred
Minimum 5 years of related experience in portfolio management, preferably with real estate secured assets; knowledge of OCC portfolio management guidelines for Mortgage products & ability to apply to portfolios
Minimum 10 years of relevant Mortgage and Credit Risk experience
Financial Analysis experience with complex portfolios preferred
Strong analytical, math, communication, problem solving and influencing skills
Ability to conduct research and resolve issues
Ability to learn and use proprietary databases and systems
Ability to interface with Executives and internal and external partners
Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
SAS or equivalent analytic tool experience


Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers, establishes and maintains effective relationships and gains their trust and respect.
Time Management:

Uses time effectively and efficiently, concentrates efforts on the more important priorities with financial impact. Can get more done in less time than others and can attend to a broader range of activities.

Can obtain and coordinate resources to get things done; can orchestrate multiple large projects at once to accomplish organizational goals with large financial impact. Arranges and presents information, recommendations, rationale, risk and opportunities in an effective manner both verbally and written.


Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; breaks down work into process steps; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals and evaluates results.

Functions/Technical Skills:

Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

KeyBank has administrative services in place that help support the business. These include: Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Marketing. KeyBank’s Corporate Center supports strategic initiatives through multiple teams which provide distinctly different, yet interrelated, disciplines for the KeyBank Leadership team and its business groups. The Corporate Center protects and enhances Key’s brand through thoughtful and deliberate messaging and responsible banking. Our proactive approach and significant expertise engage both internal and external constituents – employees, clients, shareholders, investors, regulators, legislators, community advocates – by adding value, positively influencing their perceptions, and instilling a sense of confidence in Key.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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