Sam Taft

Sam Taft is the director of industry analysis at Callahan. He leads the company's team of analysts and contributes to the market share guides, white papers, state performance reports, the Graphic of the Week, and more. Sam’s keen focus on mortgage data and markets makes him a go-to resource for real estate lending trends and forecasts.

Before joining Callahan, Sam worked as an investment banking analyst for Quarton Partners, where he worked across a variety of industries including automotive, consumer, distribution, and packaging. Prior to Quarton Partners, Sam was an analyst at W.Y. Campbell & Company, a Detroit-based middle-market investment bank. Sam graduated with a bachelor’s degree in financial economics from Emory University. Send him an email below or find him on Twitter @staftCU.

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By Sam Taft | Nov. 7, 2017

In episode No. 836, Callahan's Senior Director of Industry Analysis Sam Taft joins the show to discuss trends in the mortgage market.

By Sam Taft | Aug. 21, 2017

Fewer credit unions are originating mortgages, but credit union mortgage market share is increasing. Learn about the driving forces behind these trends.

By Sam Taft | July 31, 2017

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By Sam Taft | May 29, 2017

Check out this leader table to see which credit unions beat the industry average.

By Sam Taft | May 8, 2017

Credit unions lent $461.2 billion throughout 2016, surpassing 2015 totals by 12.3%. See how top, middle, and lagging performers differed.

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