Dale Robyn Siegel is a licensed attorney in New York and President of Circle Mortgage Group, a boutique mortgage broker since 1998 assisting hundreds of people each year obtain the right mortgage. She is the author of The New Rules for Mortgages (Penguin Group) and an adjunct professor at both NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate and Baruch College. She most recently was awarded the Best New Author Award by the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Dale has written several continuing education classes and practice exams for the required 20-Hour Mortgage Loan Originator S.A.F.E. Comprehensive Certification Course for mortgage professionals with Hondros Learning and Cengage Learning, both leading providers in the field.
Dale is a long time advocate for consumer education on real estate and a sought after public speaker on the topic, doing hundreds of seminars on home buying and real estate finance nationwide. Working hard to educate the young adult on personal finance and home ownership, Dale recently went on the road with the teams of the WNBA, lecturing about real estate transactions and finance. She is often interviewed and quoted by 20 and 30- something bloggers and journalists about first time home buying and is the editor of the online magazine, Diaries of a Mad Mortgage Broker.
Dale has always held a contrarian view on home ownership (it is not for everybody) and real estate finance (don’t borrow more than you know you should) and is considered a trusted expert in her field.
Dale holds an undergraduate degree in finance, an MBA and JD. She is a member of the New York Bar Association and the Westchester Woman’s Bar Association where she is co-chair of the Real Property Committee.