“After 4 1/2 years my case with … is almost settled and I’ll be able to stay in my home, thanks to AARP and you. God Bless you.”

— Carol C., Levittown, New York, one of more than 12,000 surviving spouses our work/advocacy saved from foreclosure and displacement across the U S.

“For sheer energy, creativity, quality, and volume, Atare Agbamu does more for the reverse mortgage industry than anyone I know.”

–Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform

“… I always enjoy reading your articles. They are so informative and insightful.  You are truly a leader in the industry as things are always in a state of flux. Keeping up with it all is daunting. You not only keep up with it, you lead the pack and help the rest of us better understand the impact of the changes.”

Joy Gordon, Community Specialist and Reverse Mortgage Counselor
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis

“Atare Agbamu is not only an advocate of reverse mortgage for the right person but an expert in understanding and communicating the inner workings, advantages, and disadvantages of available reverse mortgage products. I know of no stronger an advocate for older Americans and their issues than Atare Agbamu.”

–Dan Mitchell, Former Director, Mortgage Examinations Minnesota Department of Commerce

In the rich tradition of elder advocates who took home equity conversion from an obscure academic concept to a viable mainstream resource for America’s seniors, Atare Agbamu provides an evolving market well-informed and enthusiastic support, when warranted, and a voice of conscience that fearlessly calls out potential abusive practices, where found. Agbamu’s deep knowledge and clear presentation makes him an effective provider of financial literacy in reverse mortgages to lenders and consumers.”

 –Edward J. Szymanoski,  A Principal Architect of HECM/Reverse-mortgage Authority

“Thanks to you, Atare, the problems created by the “clarification” of the non-recourse limit have become more widely recognized. “

–Ken Scholen, America’s Foremost Reverse-mortgage Pioneer/Non-commercial Entrepreneur

“Atare Agbamu’s passion for improving the lives of seniors is his greatest contribution to our industry.” 

–Jeffrey S. Taylor, CMB, Chairman, Wendover Consulting

Founding Chairman of NRMLA and Industry Pioneer

Count on Atare Agbamu for keen insights and thought-provoking ideas on important issues facing the reverse mortgage industry.”
–Sarah Hulbert
Senior Vice President, Reverse Mortgages
Seattle Mortgage Company/Former five-term Co-Chair of NRMLA’s Board of Directors

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