Steve Dibert (MFI-Miami)

MFI-Miami is an independent compliance company created by the need to determine if a homeowner was a victim of fraudulent mortgage practices on both the compliance and securitization level.

Get to know Steve Dibert

MFI-Miami is an independent compliance company created by the need to determine if a homeowner was a victim of fraudulent mortgage practices on both the compliance and securitization level.

MFI-Miami has expanded its services into white collar criminal defense with an emphasis on bank fraud, mortgage fraud and short sale fraud.

MFI-Miami’s access to an army of accountants, former FBI agents, lawyers, mortgage compliance experts, collateralized debt experts and rehabilitated white collar criminals gives our team unparalleled strength to challenge any financial institution in a public debate or court room across the U.S. 

MFI-Miami staff members have given depositions and testified in foreclosure cases in Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. MFI-Miami team members have been recognized by the Comptroller of the Currency, the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and have received special recognition from the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

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Certifications

In 2009, MFI-Miami investigated several properties in the Baltimore Ghetto Loans lawsuit involving Wells Fargo. One of these reports was later featured in a BBC documentary that aired in Great Britain 

In 2012, MFI-Miami successfully stopped JPMorgan Chase along with foreclosure mill attorney David Trott (now Congressman David Trott) from illegally foreclosing on retired Green Beret Jeff Reed and his autistic son. 

In 2012, MFI-Miami successfully stopped Wayne County, MI from performing a tax foreclosure on cancer victim, Kelly Parker and her two sons and negotiated a cash settlement with Bank of America due to their negligent handling of Ms. Parker’s mortgage escrows. 

In 2014, MFI-Miami successfully stopped OCWEN and Deutsche Bank from foreclosing on 9/11 responder, James Campisi. 

MFI-Miami is credited with developing innovative and unorthodox strategies often utilizing Game Theory in defending homeowners from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac foreclosures and evictions. 

 

In 2009 and 2010, I consulted with the Florida Office of Financial Regulation about wholesale lending. I have given depositions and testified in foreclosure cases in Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Interviewed multiple times by CNBC and by ABC News 

Contributed to news reports by Al-Jazeera, Der Spiegel, Financial Times-Deutschland, Handelsblatt, Korean Broadcasting, Reuters, TF1 in France, New Republic and NHK in Japan.

I have been profiled in the Boston Herald, Florida Center For Investigative Journalism, The Miami Daily Business Review, Michigan Messenger, MLive, National Mortgage News, Korean Broadcasting, Mortgage Servicing News, South Florida Business News, and in The Real Deal.

2010, I was quoted in the German financial magazine, Capital and Der Spiegel about MFI-Miami’s ongoing investigation involving Deutsche Bank and the current foreclosure crisis in the US.  

I have had several articles profiled by Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert on the website for their London based finance show, Keiser Report on R 

I am frequently quoted as an expert in the Huffington Post. 

Skills

Operated branch offices for various mortgage brokers and correspondent mortgage lenders in the Michigan market being responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office.

 

Spearheaded business development throughout various markets in Michigan by targeting niche market segments

 

Retained long term clients

 

Responsible for originating Reverse Mortgages, FHA, Rural Development, Conforming, Option-ARMs and sub-prime ARM products for Bank of America, Countrywide Financial, Deutsche Bank JPMorgan-Chase, Lehman Brothers and Wells Fargo.

 

Developed and managed a team that specializing in loans originations from clients in foreclosure, land contracts, or Lease-Options

 

Ensured that all loans complied with federal and state regulations.

 

Prepared loans to be sold on the secondary market 

 

Engaged in over 80 hours of monthly industry training by lenders and regulators from 2000 until 2007 

 

·     I received 80 hours of monthly industry training given by lenders and regulators including, 1st Franklin Mortgage, 1st Magnus Mortgage, 1st NLC Financial, Bear Stearns, Countrywide Financial, Deutsche Bank, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, HSBC, HUD, Lehman Brothers, Long Beach Mortgage, Mortgage IT, Option One Mortgage, Wachovia, Wells Fargo and the US Department of Agriculture.

 

 

 

Specialties (8)
  • Appraisals
  • Buyers
  • Commercial
  • Investment Properties
  • REO/Bank Owned
  • Residential
  • Sellers
  • Short Sales
Languages (1)
  • English