About Our Authors: CEO, Michael G. Branson
Michael G. Branson (CEO All Reverse Mortgage Inc. and moderator of ARLO™) has 40 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry and has devoted the past 15 years to reverse mortgages exclusively. Mike has multiple “firsts” in his career starting back in 1982 when he was part of the team at General Electric Mortgage Insurance Corporation that brought the first AAA mortgage backs securities to market to being part of the team that developed and introduced the first fixed-rate jumbo reverse mortgage to market, which was sold to a private investor in 2007. Mike has been quoted in major online and print articles including by Forbes, Los Angeles Times, Kiplinger, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, Senior Journal, Housing Wire, Reverse Mortgage Daily, and HECM World.
All Reverse Mortgage, Inc. is National Reverse Mortgage Lender’s Association (NRMLA) members, an A+ BBB rated Company, HUD Approved, and is NMLS #13999 in the national registry. Mike is a California Licensed Real Estate Broker and has individual Mortgage Loan Officer licenses in 15 states nationwide. You can follow Mike individually on LinkedIn.
ARLO (All Reverse Loan Optimizer) is the collective brainchild of the senior members of All Reverse Mortgage, Inc and Mike currently administers the blog. ARLO has been quoted as:
ARLO™ is the most sophisticated reverse mortgage consumer pricing engine currently available" -MarketWatch
"ARLO embodies All Reverse’s philosophy of educating borrowers rather than selling to them" -Housing Wire
Mike can be reached at