Does the term "Corporate Officer" include branch managers?

HUD/FHA defines a Corporate Officer as follows:

 

A Corporate Officer of a Nonsupervised and Investing Mortgagee is a natural person who serves as one of the following positions:

•Owner;

•President;

•Vice President in charge of managing or overseeing any aspect of the Mortgagee's FHA business;

•Chief Operating Officer (COO);

•Chief Financial Officer (CFO);

•Director;

•Corporate Secretary;

•Chief Executive Officer (CEO);

•General Counsel;

•Chairman of the Board;

•General Partner; or

•Member or manager of a Limited Liability Company (LLC).

 

A Corporate Officer of Supervised and Government Mortgagees is a natural person who serves as one of the following positions: •President;

•Vice President in charge of managing or overseeing any aspect of the Mortgagee’s FHA business;

•Chief Operating Officer (COO);

•Chief Financial Officer (CFO);

•Director;

•Corporate Secretary;

•Chief Executive Officer (CEO);

•General Counsel;

•Chairman of the Board;

•General Partner; or

•Specifically designated staff member(s) of a Government Mortgagee.

 

For additional information see Handbook 4000.1 I.A.3.c.iv. (B)(1) available at: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/administration/hudclips/handbooks/hsgh

 


 

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Topic Number: KA-05105