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Citi Private Bank - UHNW Mortgage Specialist - VP/SVP

Job Req ID 21405407 Primary Location New York, New York; Los Angeles, California; Beverly Hills, California; San Francisco, California Job Category Private Client Product Services
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The RRE MS Specialist SAFE Act LO is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness. There are typically multiple people within the business that provide the same level of subject matter expertise. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.


  • Citi Private Bank Residential Real Estate Mortgage Specialist will serve as the primary client contact for the mortgage throughout process, from initiation of inquiry to closing, maintaining proactive communication with client and Private Banker at all times.
  • Includes preparation, maintenance and communication of pipeline.
  • Primary point of client contact for obtaining credit documents and clearing underwriting conditions.
  • Serve as "product champion" for assigned business and as the primary resource to accumulate and communicate product information.
  • Provide regular input to the Private Bankers, Associate Bankers and management in terms of MIS, competitive feedback, key client status reports, promotional opportunities, etc.
  • Identify all cross-sell opportunities to Private Bankers as part of client contact.
  • Being responsible for all activities from registering applications through underwriting submission.
  • Reviewing and following up on a frequent basis to process trailing documents as needed.
  • Ability to obtain relevant information from clients, realtors, builder, title companies, appraisers, bankers, accountants or anyone associated with the origination process.
  • Functioning as part of a deal team that requires effective participation and contribution. The position requires the individual to independently exert leadership and effectively orchestrate the assigned portion of the mortgage process.
  • Excellent understanding of all aspects of loan programs and internal and external guidelines.
  • Meet assigned qualitative and quantitative MBO's, as determined by line and product management jointly.
  • Support, on specified basis, back-up needs for Loan Officer colleagues from other businesses / regions.
  • Working knowledge ability to understand and interpret complex tax returns and cash flow statements to determine income.
  • Understanding of complex mortgage structuring
  • Attending regular Global Manager and Region Manager meetings and present product detail to Bankers.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.


  • 6-10 years of experience
  • Previous experience as an originator in the mortgage industry with a proven successful track history of results, Familiarity with all aspects of the mortgage origination process, including processing, underwriting, and closing.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of the mortgage origination process, including processing, underwriting, and closing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and a high level of interpersonal and consultative skills.
  • Strong team, client and service orientation.
  • Problem solving ability / basic credit analysis skills.
  • High level of mortgage product knowledge


  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred


Job Family Group:

Private Client Product Services


Job Family:

RRE Mortgage Sales


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