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Modification Underwriter

New York Community Bank
Hicksville, NY 11801
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A Modification Underwriter is responsible for underwriting the following loan requests; Refinance Within Existing Terms, Interim Extensions and Assumptions. Reviews credit reports, property appraisals, income tax returns and other financial information to conduct proper due diligence. Responsible for ensuring modification correspondence is sent to the broker/borrower and the Bank's attorney of behalf of the Bank. Administers the Modification to Approved Terms email inbox by routing emails to the appropriate department(s) and ensures documents are uploaded into the loan database system. Performs data integrity corrections as needed.


Specific to loan modification requests: Reviews property operating statements and prepares property cash flow and collateral adequacy analyses for various types of income producing properties utilizing NewGen. Reviews publicly available information for comparison to historical property expenses (i.e. Real Estate Tax Assessments, water and sewer bills, etc.) and current property details/condition, reviews appraisals for conformity with initial loan sizing, underwriting and consistency, prepares and structures written loan committee presentations to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, and analyzes the creditworthiness of potential borrowers using credit reports, financial statements, income tax returns, organizational documents, payment histories for existing loans, etc. Prepares draft loan commitment modifications for review by a Mortgage Lending Officer. Prepares, analyzes and structures written *refinances within existing terms* memorandums and performs supporting cash flow analyses. Communicates directly with mortgage brokers and borrowers. Administers the *Modification to Approved Terms* email inbox by routing emails to the appropriate area and ensures documents are uploaded into the loan database system. Updates the Bank's loan database system as necessary. Performs special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.


Bachelor's degree, preferably with a major in Business, Finance or Accounting. Two years of experience performing analytical functions preferred.


Knowledge of basic financial principles. Ability to comprehend financial statements. PC literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management skills. Strong analytical skills. Strong attention to detail. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to work well individually and within a team environment. Ability to multi-task and manage a high volume workload accurately and effectively.


B ased in Westbury, NY, New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is the parent of a New York State-chartered bank - New York Community Bank. At September 30, 2019, the Company had assets of $52.5 billion, deposits of $31.6 billion, and stockholders' equity of $6.7 billion.

Our bank subsidiary features a divisional structure. New York Community Bank serves customers through 239 branches encompassing eight divisions: Queens County Savings Bank, Roslyn Savings Bank, Richmond County Savings Bank, Roosevelt Savings Bank, and Atlantic Bank in New York; Garden State Community Bank in New Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank in Ohio; and AmTrust Bank in Florida and Arizona. With a longstanding reputation of strength, stability and service, NYCB is proud to be committed to the communities it serves.

Branch Out and help recruit top talent for NYCB through the employee referral program. All NYCB employees are encouraged to submit referrals. Locate top talent right in the community where you live, work and play. Amazing individuals are all around be sure to let them know how they can become a part of the NYCB family.

NYCB is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, marital status, disability, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by the federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

This policy is applicable to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to: recruitment and selection, promotion and demotion, transfer, training and development, compensation, benefits, leaves of absence and termination. When necessary, NYCB will reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities or with religious requirements necessitating accommodation.

In addition, NYCB complies with all applicable laws which govern nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which NYCB does business.

Posted: 2020-03-15 Expires: 2020-04-13
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