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Don Romano
Category - Professionals in Real Estate - Real Estate Individuals General
Don Romano has been a mortgage broker since 1985 and is a Certified Mortgage Consultant. After conduction business as a sole practitioner for 7 years he created Shelter Rock Mortgage Corporation in 1992 with its offices in Lake Success, New York.

He has been a member of the New York Association of Mortgage Brokers (NYAMB) since it was formed in 1987 and became actively involved in 1988. Don has served in numerous capacities ranging from Chairman of the Legislative Committee through 2 terms as President, 1996 and 2005. He has been honored as the NYAMB Board Member of the Year in 1992, received the Past Presidentís Council Award for Leadership in 1996 & 1997 and was named Broker of the Year in 2006.

Don has also served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Mortgage  Brokers (NAMB) from 1994 though 1998 and, as Secretary was a member of their Executive Committee in 1997 through 1998. Fulfilling the need to coordinate our Stateís efforts with that of NAMBís he has repeatedly represented the NYAMB on NAMBís Delegate Council over the years.

Don worked with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on their Long Island Purchase Process Initiative Task Force from 1996 through 1998, NAMBís Best Business Practices Committee from 1999 through 2000, the NYAMBís Task Force on Predatory Lending Regulation from 1999 to 2000, is a National Instructor for NAMB and has been an approved continuing education instructor for the New York Department of State since 1995.

He is considered to be an industry expert appearing on Fox News, interviewed by Forbes and frequently quoted in both industry trade journals as well as the general news media such as Newsday. He is currently serving on NAMBís By-Laws Committee and is the vice-president of The Upfront Mortgage Brokers Association (UMBA).

"If a broker doesn't bring knowledge and integrity to the transaction, he has no reason to be there."

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