2019 Fall Conference Speaker
Christopher Mayer has been with Longbridge Financial since its founding in 2012, serving as CEO since 2013. Longbridge is a reverse mortgage lender committed to working with financial planners and advisors to help seniors responsibly utilize their home equity for a more financially secure retirement. The company has a suite of materials and webinars to educate advisors and consumers, and has developed highly compliant programs with its partners. Chris earned a PhD in economics from MIT and serves as Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate at Columbia Business School. Previously, he served as Senior Vice Dean at Columbia and as a professor at the Wharton School. Chris has spent more than 20 years writing on housing and mortgages, testifying six times before Congress during the financial crisis, and has frequently appeared in the media, including: The New York Times, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and National Public Radio.