CB RICHARD ELLIS -370-(KCBSO) Deputy Chief Underwriter - MAP in Seattle, Washington

18002732 JOB SUMMARY Responsible for overseeing CBRE HMF daily FHA underwriting activities, reviewing subordinates underwriting narratives, third party contracts and due diligence documentation to assure compliance with FHA, GNMA and CBRE HMF, Inc. policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Oversees routine daily case management and tracking; and coordination with closing and servicing. Assists the Chief FHA Underwriter in staff development and continuous program improvement. Serves as primary contact to assist CBRE HMF producers with routine relationship management. Assists the Chief FHA Underwriter with responsibility for higher level relationship management. Responsible for the overall workflow of CBRE HMF HUD FHA project ensuring that timelines are met and that resulting underwriting will result in loan closings. Reports issues that may delay loan submissions, closings or at risk situations to Chief Underwriter. Identifies the need for development and maintenance of appropriate tracking systems on the various stages of underwriting, third party vendor reports, funds management, payment of vouchers, to ensure that timeframes are met and that adequate funds are available. Direct oversight management of Underwriting staff for work flow for underwriting; case assignment; setting work priorities (in consultation with the Chief FHA Underwriter); directs the daily assignments and activities of FHA underwriting staff. Responsible for conducting weekly underwriting meetings with Underwriting and HMF Production staff to discuss deal status, issue identification and resolution. Reviews proposed third party engagement letters (consulting with the Chief FHA Underwriter as appropriate) CBRE and HMF, appraisers, needs inspectors, environmental , civil engineer firms and 3rd party contractors, etc. Manages routine response strategies for individual FHA cases. Provides proactive assessment and communication to ensure optimal outcomes from FHA. Coordinates dissemination of timely case information to Closing and Servicing. Works with internal and external resources and data systems to optimize the closing and servicing process and to minimize claims exposure and loss. Provides consultation and technical advice on specific FHA cases to the CBRE community. Advises the Chief Underwriter on ongoing issues, best practices and risk exposures and recommends actions to minimize risk. Directs the routine collection and maintenance of FHA underwriting data and records; provides regular and ad hoc reports for the analysis of processing data. Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) in finance, accounting, economics, real estate or other related subject from a four-year college or university req