CIT Group Inc.

Mortgage Underwriter - Single Family

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Credit - Underwriting & Analysis


Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $65 billion in assets. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has more than $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services principally to middle market companies across a wide variety of industries primarily in North America, and equipment financing and leasing solutions to the transportation sector. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A.


The successful candidate will be responsible for: 

  • Providing quality and consistent underwriting of mortgage loans, focusing on highly complex loans, to ensure compliance with appropriate company standards.
  • Assessing the borrower(s) ability to repay, including validation of the borrower(s) employment, income, credit, assets and collateral as well as clearing any applicable underwriting conditions.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of all agency and investor underwriting guidelines and credit overlays.
  • Providing high quality customer service, including underwriting to the companies' service level expectations.


  • 5+ years recent mortgage underwriting experience
  • Exposure to mortgage underwriting at a national level and in multiple markets
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with front line business unit
  • Proficiency with Desk Underwriter (DU)
  • Experience with conventional and jumbo loan underwriting
  • VA certification and experience preferred but not required
  • DE certification a plus


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