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Senior Vice President
Public Policy and Industry Relations
Mortgage Bankers Association
Steve O'Connor is Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Industry Relations at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). He manages MBA's residential policy process for legislative, regulatory, and industry issues. O'Connor leads MBA's regulatory advocacy efforts. He is also responsible for outreach to industry groups, consumer organizations, and other key stakeholders in support of MBA's policy objectives.
O'Connor has appeared on numerous national news broadcasts, including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, PBS, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, and NPR radio. He is frequently quoted in major print publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. He is a frequent guest speaker on industry issues.
O'Connor joined MBA in 1996. Previously he worked in government affairs for the National Association of Realtors and Freddie Mac. He also worked for Skyline Financial Services Corp.
O'Connor holds a Bachelor's degree in political science from Marquette University and a Master's degree in political science from American University.