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A financial organization that performs services (acts as an intermediary) in a market for another organization that does not have access to that market.


A financial organization such as a securities firm or a bank that regularly performs services for another firm that does not have the requisite facilities or the access to perform the services directly. For example, a member of a securities exchange may execute a trade for a nonmember firm.


A correspondent is a financial institution, such as a bank or brokerage firm, that handles transactions on behalf of another financial institution that it can't complete on its own.

For example, if a US bank has a client who needs to make a payment to a supplier located overseas, the US bank would use its relationship with a correspondent bank in the supplier's home country to credit the supplier's bank account with money from its own client's account that had been transferred through an international payment system.

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With regard to responsibility for loan correspondents, HUD would require FHA-approved lenders to ensure that "loan correspondents meet [HUD's] standards assuring their integrity and financial soundness.
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Greystone initiated an extensive effort to work with key financial institution correspondents nationwide to originate small balance loans and has demonstrated the ability to work effectively with it's Bank partners.