NYMBA members from across the country came went to Washington last week for the 2018 National Advocacy Conference to meet with elected officials and policymakers on behalf of the real estate finance industry.
Nearly 400 industry advocates from more than 40 states attended the MBA National Advocacy Conference last week. The program featured a slate of congressional and administration speakers, including Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo, R-Idaho; HUD Deputy Secretary Pamela Patenaude; Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and House Financial Services Committee members French Hill, R-Ark.; Denny Heck, D-Wash.; and Trey Hollingsworth, R-Ind. On Apr. 25, more than 360 attendees participated in 230 official constituent meetings with their senators and representatives on Capitol Hill.