Introducing Agile: Creating a Better MBS Market for All

October 14, 2021 at 10AM PT
Join presenters Curtis Richins and Phil Rasori on October 14 at 10AM PT for a webinar introducing Agile to the marketplace, the company’s mission, and a demonstration of its To-Be-Announced (TBA) request for quote (RFQ) platform and MBS pool bidding functionalities. In this webinar, attendees will be introduced to Agile, a new fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker dealers on to a single electronic platform. This comes on the heels of Agile’s formal announcement last month on the launch of its flagship RFQ platform. Welcome to a world where all MBS market participants can now participate on an electronic platform that expedites the exchange of TBA MBS. This webinar from October 14th has concluded. Please join our newsletter to be notified of upcoming webinars. 

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Webinar Recording & Slidedeck

If you missed the webinar on October 14th at 10AM PT, please view the webinar recording below or download the slidedeck.

“We’re democratizing the TBA Market for lenders and dealers both big and small. We created Agile because we believe that a transparent market is a better market and because every counterparty deserves access to a fair, efficient and transparent marketplace.”
- Curtis Richins, President & CEO of Agile.

Webinar topics include:

  • Agile’s mission to democratize trading and increase transparency in the TBA marketplace
  • Agile’s new, electronic way to quote MBS through a browser-based platform
  • The benefits of buying and selling TBAs digitally versus over the phone
  • Broker-dealers benefits such as straight-through processing with leading trade order management systems

About the webinar presenters:

Curtis Richins, President and CEO, Agile

Mr. Richins is a respected banking executive experienced in international finance, marketing, risk management, and business operations. He has worked extensively in Western and Eastern Europe in addition to his US-based mortgage banking experience. Mr. Richins is knowledgeable in all aspects of mortgage pipeline hedging and best-execution loan sales. He is an active member and consultant to the mortgage banking community at national, state, and local levels. Mr. Richins is a graduate of Occidental College and holds a B.A. in Economics.

Phil Rasori, Chief Operating Officer, Agile

Mr. Rasori is a recognized thought-leader in capital markets operations within the mortgage banking community. His areas of expertise include complex financial modeling, computational dynamics, and linear programming for operational optimization. He has also pioneered several metrics that have become standard industry parlance, including “beta pull-through” factors. In addition to banking clients, Mr. Rasori has consulted with GSE agencies and the US Government on hedging best practices for community banks. Mr. Rasori is a graduate of University of California, San Diego, and holds a B.S. in Management Science.

About Agile

The industry’s first MBS fintech, Agile brings together lenders and dealers of all sizes onto a single platform. Agile facilitates the exchange of TBA MBS by securing and automating communication between mortgage lenders and broker-dealers. Agile digitizes the historically phone-based process to an electronic platform which may improve profitability and efficiency, while reducing administrative errors.

Through its competitive TBA RFQ digital platform, mortgage lenders gain access to national and regional broker-dealers previously inaccessible on digital platforms, while broker-dealers gain access to an ever-growing network of lenders. Based in Philadelphia, Agile Trading Technologies supports a national network of clients with a team of capital markets professionals who have deep trading experience at financial organizations of every size. For more information, visit or call (619) 332-6205.

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