Professional Bio

Robert D. Broeksmit
President and Chief Operating Officer
Robert D. Broeksmit, President and Chief Operating Officer of Treliant, heads the firm’s mortgage litigation support service area and oversees its Executive Office. As part of a Washington-based financial services consultancy, Treliant’s mortgage practice includes strategic advisory for executive management and corporate boards; litigation defense, including file reviews, litigation strategy, expert reports, and expert testimony; preparation for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) examinations; implementation of mortgage regulations promulgated by the CFPB and other regulators; and operational aspects of mortgage banking, ranging from origination to servicing and loss mitigation.

Bob has served as a mortgage underwriting expert testifying for the defense on many large, high-profile cases. Treliant teams under his direction have re-underwritten over 10,000 mortgage loans.

Bob is a senior finance executive and corporate officer with a 31-year career in the mortgage sector. He has directed all aspects of lending activities, including marketing, sales, operations, secondary marketing, loan servicing, and default management. He has overseen annual originations of $9 billion, a balance sheet of $10 billion in residential mortgages, and a servicing portfolio of $20 billion.

Prior to joining Treliant, Bob held senior leadership positions including Executive Vice President at Chevy Chase Bank and President of its B.F. Saul Mortgage Company subsidiary. He integrated origination business platforms, developed multiple distribution channels, and regularly presented to ratings agencies, investment banks, and regulators. He was also a Vice President at Prudential Home Mortgage.

Bob has been very active in financial services trade associations and has served as Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Residential Board of Governors and Chairman of the American Bankers Association’s Mortgage Markets Committee. He has garnered multiple awards for servicing operations excellence, including Freddie Mac’s Tier One and Hall of Fame designations. He is a Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) and a graduate of Yale University with a BA in History.
Areas of Specialization
News and Articles
Executive Leadership
Expert Witness
Government Investigation/Whistleblower Response
Independent Monitorships and Consultancies
Litigation Support
Mortgage Operations and Compliance Advisory
Mortgage Origination and Servicing
Reviews and Lookbacks
Strategic Planning
Strengthening the Compliance Program
Third-Party Risk
TILA-RESPA Integration Disclosure (TRID) Compliance