Mortgage Bankers Association, also known as MBA, is the national association that represents the real estate finance industry. The company is located in Washington, D.C., as well as serves various clients in the residential and commercial real estate markets. It has more than 2,400 member companies, including mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts and life insurance corporations. The company provides access to affordable housing. Mortgage Bankers Association also administers the Future Leaders program.