Introducing; Mayarani Smith: a powerful, caring individual, someone who Definitely cares about the state of Black/African Americans! Mayarani expressed that she wants to help us help ourselves! She is more than willing to assist us with investments, commercial properties, and much more. Mayarani brings many skills, talents, and experience to The National Black Unity News and our readers. The following is just some of her background!
For the past 20 years, Mayarani Smith has provided mortgages for first-time homebuyers, investors, and those with less than perfect credit. She is employed with Canyon Mortgage Corporation, as a National Senior Loan Officer Broker/Lender for Commercial, Residential, Construction, and Hard Money mortgages. She holds a designation as a National Commercial Real Estate Advisor and Certified Real Estate Investment Planning Specialist. She is the Regional Vice President of NAREB, Region II for New York and New Jersey, and is the Past NAREB National Membership Co-Chair and now serves on the NAREB National Mortgage Committee. Having owned Mayarani Consultants Inc., her computer consulting firm, for over 30 years, working in the investment banking Mergers & Acquisitions departments with Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers, CS First Boston, Merrill Lynch, and Bear Stearns, among others, sharpened her excellent customer service skills providing a unique consultative approach. Mayarani’s diverse background and knowledge propelled her career into hosting exceptional homebuying / investing educational training sessions held at adult education centers, church ministries, colleges, and many other national and community forums. Mayarani is a Notary Public in the State of New Jersey. She continues to receive Customer Service Satisfaction Awards; received a Multicultural Certification for lending, a Certificate of Professional Recognition in Homebuying Education Training, including Native American Homebuyer Education Methods: Training the Trainer. She has remained an active member of the Greater Allen Cathedral Church in Jamaica, NY over 20 years. Awards: Honorary Presidential Award -Dedication to NAREB; Community Service Award – the IBPO Elks of the World. In addition to her relative mortgage experience and document signing experience, she is a Certified Credit Consultant. Mayarani holds an Associate Degree from Elizabeth Seton College, Yonkers, New York.
Mayarani Smith brings all this talent to us, not to impress us but to impress upon us that she has the goods. Plus, she is more than willing to share, with us, some of the do’s and don’ts relating to this serious industry. Mayarani understands that some people invest large sums of money without having full knowledge about investing and commercial properties!
Welcome aboard Mayarani Smith, we are looking forward to collaborating with you, and for you. The bottom line is that we all will benefit from having you as an editor in The National Black Unity News!