Underwriting Manager
Posted ago

We’re looking for an experienced Underwriting Manager to join our Reali Loans Mortgage team. This person will have a strong underwriting and credit decision background to help us grow our underwriting team with production while maintaining quality decisions. Working closely with us to help manage the priorities and quality of the team, the Underwriting Manager will create training guides and find efficiencies in our process and establish underwriting guidelines. This position is team-based, remote, full-time, Pacific Standard Time hours. Reali offers a highly competitive salary, stock options, benefits, perks and more!


  • Manage underwriting production and turn around times  
  • Manage the underwriting staff including, underwriters and team leads 
  • Hire, train, coach, and empower team members
  • Review loans recommended for denial and escalated underwriting decisions
  • Develop best in class onboarding and training for new team members in a remote environment
  • Track and monitor performance of underwriting team and provide feedback and identify areas of improvement in loan level quality
  • Work cross functionally with department leaders to reduce repetitive conditions and reduce turn times and number of underwriting touches 
  • Develop innovative ideas in order to improve operations and procedures
  • Effectively manage escalations within an agreed-upon timeframe
  • Develop and improve team productivity and performanceFoster a positive culture and create positive work experiences
  • Responsible for all responses to investors, State Auditors, Warehouse Banks in regards to credit policy and credit integrity of our loan files 


  • 8+ years experience underwriting mortgages: strong underwriting/credit background
  • 3+years experience managing a team 
  • Expert with DO/DU/LP automated underwriting systems
  • Data-driven, structured, analytical mindset
  • Clear, confident, organized communicator
  • Experience with Encompass LOS  
  • Not afraid of rolling up your sleeves and helping execute outside of your day-to-day responsibilities
  • Excited by and filled with ideas to improve, build, and automate the underwriting process
  • College Degree
  • Nice to have for the future: Government and Jumbo products experience 
  • DE ( CHUMS) and VA ( LAPP/SAR) certification

$115,000 - $125,000
About Reali

Reali is made up of experts and technologists who collaborate to deliver transparent, stress-free real estate solutions for buyers, sellers, and agents. Headquartered in San Mateo, CA, and founded in 2016, Reali supports the entire transaction process from beginning to end with full-service offerings including loans, mortgages, real estate, escrow, and more! By merging decades of industry expertise with proprietary technology, the Reali team has developed a suite of intelligent products including the PricePredictorTM tool, which takes the complexity and uncertainty out of buying a home. Reali has cemented a winning reputation with an A+ from the BBB and was voted one of 2019’s Best Places to Work.*

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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