MBA retirements.

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JANET REILLEY HEWITT, editor in chief of Mortgage Banking, and PHYLLIS SLESINGER, senior vice president and general counsel for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), will retire in September.

Hewitt joined the magazine in 1988, and is the longest-serving editor In Mortgage Banking's 77-year history. Before that she was the first reporter ever hired for MBA's former weekly newspaper, Real Estate Finance Today (REFT). For a short time she was editor of both the magazine and the newspaper, before choosing to just run the magazine. Lewis Ranieri, then with Salomon Brothers, was one of the people she interviewed while a reporter at...

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