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About Us

We’re dedicated to helping the economy grow by safely enabling greater credit access to industry, consumers and investors.

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Our Purpose & Core Values

The Structured Finance Association’s purpose is to help its members and public policymakers grow credit availability and the real economy in a responsible manner.

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Help grow the real economy and improve the lives of individuals, families, businesses, and communities across the nation

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Help make credit more affordable and available to people who need it to finance some of life’s biggest goals: education, car purchases, starting a business, or buying a home

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Safeguard essential protections for consumers and the financial system

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Facilitate valuable dialogue among the financial services market, its practitioners, policymakers and the broader public

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Recognize that all finance entails risk, but it should not involve recklessness

By The Numbers

SFA’s unique position in the industry allows it to convene a diverse array of stakeholders and to build consensus among these stakeholders on the most important issues shaping the credit market in America.


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People Behind the Purpose

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Board of Directors

The Structured Finance Association’s Board of Directors (Board) consists of representatives from 40 member organizations. The Board oversees all of the association’s activities including directing policy initiatives, advising on advocacy efforts, organizing educational events and ensuring the organization properly represents the full spectrum of views of its members.

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Our Team

Get to know the Structured Finance Association staff.

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Our Members

SFA’s membership continues to grow in both numbers and diversity. There are 370+ member institutions in the Association, ranging from accounting firms, broker/dealers, diversified financial intermediaries, investors, issuers, IT vendors, law firms, mortgage insurers, other small financial institutions, rating agencies, servicers and trustees.

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Committees & Task Forces

As a member-driven organization, our advocacy is committee-based with over 35 committees and task forces actively engaged in representing broad industry viewpoints across all aspects of the regulatory and legislative agenda.

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Our Sister Organizations


The Structured Finance Foundation (Foundation) is an affiliate of the Structured Finance Association. The Foundation seeks to support youth education, and has partnered with Scholarship America and Mentor Foundation USA to provide scholarship funding for the young people engaged in the Mentor Foundation’s programs. The Foundation will also connect scholarship winners to the significant network of the association membership, which represents all sectors of the securitization market.

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The mission of the Structured Finance Coalition (SFC) is to provide America’s over seven thousand structured finance professionals with a grassroots platform to personally advocate on behalf of their industry. The SFC was established with the belief that for our industry succeed, we must all have the opportunity to stand up and speak out on the issues that are important to structured finance.

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