Lender Committee

The Lender committee has been established to provide a forum for lenders only to explore and serve the needs of lenders within the valuation community.

 Chair: Tony Reese
Flagstar Bank

Tony is the Chief Residential Appraiser for Flagstar Bank located in Troy, Michigan. In his role Tony is responsible for oversight of the residential valuations prepared for the Flagstar Retail and Wholesale Divisions and the Flagstar vendor network.

Tony has a diverse background and has held positions in the past as a Chief Appraiser of a bank, an AMC, and a mortgage company. He spent more than half of his career as a field appraiser, where he specialized in appraisal of unique properties and as an expert witness, and has also spent time as a Compliance Officer at a default mortgage servicer.

Tony holds and SRA designation with the Appraisal Institute and has served as a Regional Representative for the Great Lakes Chapter. He has also served on the Board of the Michigan Mortgage Lender’s Association and the Real Estate Roundtable for the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Tony is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

Vice-Chair: Michael Moran
Iberia Bank

Mike serves in Enterprise Risk Management leading the Residential Appraisal Program for IBERIABANK’s Consumer Lending & Private Wealth.

Mike served as SunTrust Bank’s Residential Real Estate Valuation Officer with responsibility for overseeing appraisal policy, procedures and products for Mortgage, Consumer Lending & Private Wealth Management from 2015-2017. He also served SunTrust as Residential Valuation Manager from 2010-2015 and as Consumer Chief Appraiser from 2007-2009. He is a 2017 graduate of the SunTrust Leader Academy management program thru Harvard Business.

Mike has served the Steering Committee of the RMA/Risk Management Association’s, Residential Chief Appraiser Round Table, since its inception in 2010.

He was heavily involved in the Peer Bank Forum of Top 10 banks from 2014-2017 and is a Member of the Appraisal Institute, serving on the chapter Board of Directors.

He is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.