upcoming events

Dec 3

VA Underwriting, Processing & Origination Training

IMBA has partnered with Diehl Mortgage Training to offer this high quality training with preferred pricing.

Dec 3

Fall Networking Event/Silent Auction

Join us for our yearend networking fundraiser! Network, bid on our Silent Auction items and more!

Welcome to Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association

In its 99th year, the Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association (IMBA) has stood as the state's premier mortgage banking trade association comprised of companies and institutions whose business interests revolve around residential mortgage lending including mortgage bankers, mortgage brokers, community banks, national banks, credit unions and those providing services to mortgage lenders, including mortgage insurance companies, title insurance companies, attorneys, appraisers, credit bureaus, compliance and technology service providers and others. 

IMBA’s mission is to provide information, educational resources and effective advocacy to help its members be profitable, ethical and prepared for future challenges.

 Join us for IMBA's Fall  Virtual Networking Event & Silent Auction! 
December 3, 2020 4pm - 5:30pm
Check out the Silent Auction items and get ready to bid!

The Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association was proud to sponsor the
2020 Best in Business Awards
Close to 200 nominations were received for this year's virtual presentation!  

View the list of Winners and Nominees!

Valuable Benefits of becoming an IMBA Member:

  • Discounts on high-quality seminars, workshops, and conferences uniquely tailored to the mortgage industry.

  • Member Network

  • Updates on the latest Industry Issues

  • Participation in Mortgage Industry Forums and on Committees

  • Leadership Development Opportunities

  • Affiliated Industry Associations Network

  • Advocacy and much more!

Mortgage Bankers Association Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Page.
NEW Consumer Resources for Forbearance Assistance (added 11/10/2020)
Find out the latest developments on COVID-19 and its impact on the mortgage/housing markets.

Get Involved With Our Committees!

Join one of IMBA’s Committees and you’ll:

Strengthen your ties with the mortgage lending industry;
Enjoy professional and personal contact with industry colleagues;
Gain a better and more diverse knowledge of the mortgage industry;
Help the Association plan the best possible programs for its members;
Enjoy the satisfaction that you’re giving back something that will benefit others in the business.
Take an important step towards a future leadership role in the IMBA.





president's message: 

Hello everyone.  Hope you are all well.  We hosted Our Best in Business Awards virtually on October 1, 2020.  While we missed meeting in person to recognize and celebrate the nominees and winners, it was a resounding success!  This has been a year unlike any other, as employees have been asked to work remotely and adapt to changing circumstances all during a record volume of business.  Close to 200 nominations were received and 26 individuals won Best in the Biz awards!  Check out the winners and nominees.  The signature event is one of our most important meetings each year and a significant fundraiser.  Our 2020 Best in Biz sponsors made this all possible!  A huge thank you to the following members:

Platinum Sponsors:  Diamond Residential Mortgage; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo and Wintrust Mortgage.

Gold Sponsors:  ACT Appraisal; Alterra Home Loans; AmeriHome Mortgage; Caliber Home Loans; CIBC Bank; Chicago Title Insurance; Essent Guaranty; Fidelity National Title; Inland Home Mortgage; JPMorgan Chase; MGIC; Mr. Cooper; National Title Solutions; Old Republic Title; Radian Guaranty; United Home Loans;  Valuation Partners.

Annual SPONSOR Partners

The Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Sponsor Partners are so very critical to the association success.  Please know that we highly value our Very Important Partners.  These companies and organizations have demonstrated their commitment to the mortgage banking industry in Illinois. 

Please click here to see the entire list of Annual Sponsor Partners and to learn more about them!