• Nearly 20 years of experience in the mortgage and lending business
  • Owner and operator of MortgageGraphics Inc., a loan analysis tool
  • Holds both higher education degrees and professional designations

Experience

Barry Nielsen has nearly 20 years of experience in the mortgage and lending business. Nielsen's background includes work for several large mortgage lenders and financial institutions, including Freddie Mac, American General, Washington Mutual, and Countrywide. With these organizations, he specialized in mortgage pricing, trading, and portfolio management. In 2005, Nielsen launched MortgageGraphics Inc., a web-based mortgage calculator designed to encourage consumers make educated, risk-based mortgage decisions. MortgageGraphics provides informative and straightforward illustrations of all varieties of mortgages and their associated risks. This insightful information allows consumers to compare mortgage features and values in tables, graphs, and schedules.

Education

Barry received his Bachelor of Science in economics from Brigham Young University and earned his Master of Business Administration at George Mason University.

Barry is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).