Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania

About the MBA of SWPA


The Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania is the regional association representing the real estate finance industry. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, MBA-SWPA invests our communities by ensuring the continued strength of the residential and commercial real estate markets; expanding homeownership and extending access to affordable housing to all Americans and supporting financial literacy efforts.

We promote fair and ethical lending practices and foster professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Our member companies, include all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field.

The Mortgage Bankers of Southwestern Pennsylvania, a non-profit business organization composed of mortgage lenders and affiliated services serving the mortgage banking industry in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Objective
The objective of this association shall be to foster, advance and promote the interests of the mortgage banking industry and to improve its service to the community by furthering, in the Association's service area, the objective of the Mortgage Bankers Association of  America are as follows:

  1. Encouraging intelligent legislation affecting the business.
  2. Acquiring and disseminating information regarding the mortgage finance industry.
  3. Securing uniformity of practice where uniformity is desirable and not against public policy.
  4. Affording opportunity for those engaged in the business to secure the benefits of personal acquaintance and interchange of ideas, both by individual contact and public dissemination of information and event.

Awards

Member of the Year

2016 - Robert Kopec

2015 - Laura J. Seech

2014 - John V. "Jack" Konyk

2013 - Michael J. Flynn

2012 - Eugene "Sonny" Bringol, Jr.

2011 - Robert E. Stanger, Jr.

2010 - Richard Riethmiller

2009 - Jane R. Flaherty

2008 - Robert Gelman & Ronan Jones

2007 - Brad McLean

2006 – Edward Lantz

2005 – Lisa A. MacBeth

2004 – Michael Nicolella

2003 – Patricia Micire

2002 - Lisa A. MacBeth & Skip Leonhard

2001 - John Amrhein

2000 - John V. "Jack" Konyk

1999 – Ronald Hartman

1998 – Diane DiDonato-Blanarik

1997 – Brad McLean

1996 – Terry Springer

1995 – Thomas J. Finnegan, III

1993 – Carole McKinney

1988 – Marsha Groover

1987 – Michael Nicolella

Mortgage Banker of the Year

1986 - James C. McDonough, Jr.

1985 - J. Pat Gillen

1984 - John F. Shelley, Jr



Past Presidents

2017 - Karen Camden

2016 - Ronald J. Nardis

2015 - Daniel J. Fix

2014 - E.H. "Sonny" Bringol, Jr.

2013 - E.H. "Sonny" Bringol, Jr.

2012 - Patrick Rice

2011 - Robert E. Stanger, Jr.

2010 - Richard Riethmiller

2009 - Jane R. Flaherty

2008 - Brad McLean

2007 – Michael J. Flynn

2006 – Lisa A. MacBeth

2005 – Patricia Micire

2004 – David Bendis

2003 – Edward Wielgus

2002 – Brad McLean

2001 – A. Patrick Beattie

2000 – Don Bartolomucci

1999 – John Amrhein

1998 – Terry Springer

1997 – Harvey Young

1996 – Diane Cipa

1995 – Terrance P. Rice

1994 – Janet Darcangelo

1993 – Rose M. Obermeier

1992 – Thomas J. Finnegan

1991 – Richard J. Boehm

1990 – Mark D. Steele

1989 – Mark D. Steele

1988 – J. Pat Gillen

1987 – James DeGrazia

1986 - James Starman

1985 - Michael Nicolella

1984 - Gene Brenneman

1983 – Harry Nieman

1982 – Richard L. Crouse

1981 – Wayne Mannella

1980 – John Beggy

1979 – A. Patrick Beattie

1978 – James Williams

1977 – James Geiger

1976– Gary R. Frauenholz

1975 – Armand P. Pacella

1974– Samuel R. Runco

1973 – Robert C. Stephenson

1972– Joseph M. Jackovic

1971– John F. Shelley, Jr.

1970 - John R. Kramer

1969– Donald G. Davis

1968– William P. Jones

1967– Howard J. Roughen

1966– James C. McDonough, Jr.

1965– William J. Trohaugh

1964– C. K. Lively

1963– William G. Jacobs

1962– Rober E. Keefe

1961 – David G. Herald

1960 - Merle O. Dugan

1959 - David T. Bishop

Prior to 1959

John D. Abbott 
William Behrend 
Charles A. Coates 
Reed B. Coyle 
James J. Leahy 
Thomas A. Martin 
Albert A. Murrer 
C. G. McCaffrey
John C. Phillips 
William A. Pracht 
John B. Scott 
Walter A. Scott, Sr. 
Walter A. Scott, Jr. 
Elmer C. Striepeke 
Ralph F. Torrence

"Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.
MBA of SWPA, PO Box 1046, McMurray, PA 15317

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