RPM Oversight is led by Ben Henschel and Andrew Henschel, each of whom brings his own unique blend of experience in mortgage originations, underwriting, document and collateral review, legal compliance, servicing, and debt collection to our clients.
Their vast experience has allowed them to participate in multiple areas within the mortgage industry and to develop a level of expertise that is essential in delivering extra returns to RPM’s clientele.
Ben Henschel, President. Ben received his Bachelor’s and Juris Doctorate degrees from Tulane University. Prior to assuming the presidency of RPM, Ben was the Director of Loss Mitigation at First NLC. He has also owned, managed and represented title insurance companies, as well as real estate development and brokerage companies. Ben has directed and negotiated investor repurchase, loss mitigation, and distressed asset purchase and sale projects – most notably global investor settlements –for various mortgage companies. He has over 28 years of experience negotiating and successfully consummating a variety of commercial transactions and has repeatedly achieved successful results in maximizing the sale proceeds of clients’ repurchased and problem loan portfolios.
Ben has resolved billions of dollars of repurchase, indemnity, and other claims by investors and has formulated persuasive and effective defense and rebuttal negotiation strategies. These defense strategies were ultimately successful in resolving $8.5 billion in loan liability and achieving global settlements and releases with various investors.
Andrew Henschel, Executive Vice President. After receiving his JD from Tulane University, Andrew spent three years as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City, prosecuting numerous major criminal cases for the state. After moving to Florida, he was a litigation associate at a large insurance defense firm in South Florida for two years. In 1993, Andrew opened a litigation law firm in Miami and practiced in the areas of complex civil litigation and creditor/debtor issues, including foreclosures, and also handled corporate and real estate matters for First NLC. In 2004, he joined First NLC full-time as head of the Corporate Governance division, with primary responsibilities in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, corporate governance issues, and legal matters relating to personnel. Andrew is licensed to practice law in Florida and New York.
Buyback defense and loan portfolio management are serious businesses, involving serious money, and requiring serious subject-matter expertise.
Our mission is to deliver the level of service and expertise our clientele requires so that they can focus on their core competencies.
The principals of RPM have originated and sold more than $20 billion in mortgage loans giving them a unique perspective on the complexities associated with the repurchase process.
We have negotiated and resolved billions of dollars in repurchase demands and other legacy issues.
Personal involvement in defending loans and resolving legacy issues affords us a distinctive level of empathy and compassion.