Discover the story of the NMLS ESB and Surety Solutions’ involvement below.
Surety Solutions Inception
November 8, 2004
Surety Solutions’ inception.
First Bond Issued
December 17, 2004
Surety Solutions’ first client is Starpointe Mortgage who secured a $20,000 Illinois Mortgage bond for a whopping $60.
NMLS Goes Live
January 1, 2008
NMLS is created by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR). Operations begin in January 2008.
Corban Enns Calls Tim Doyle
April 11, 2011
Corban Enns reaches out to Tim Doyle, Senior Vice President of the CSBS, to discuss including surety bonds as a topic at the NMLS Annual Conference.
Corban speaks at NMLS Annual Conference
February 6, 2012
Corban Enns speaks at the NMLS Annual Conference for the first time.
Corban Speaks at 2nd NMLS Annual Conference
February 26, 2013
Corban speaks at the NMLS Annual Conference for the 2nd time. He brings with him a panel of surety experts. His session is rated one of the highest the NMLS Annual Conference has seen.
Corban Speaks at 3rd NMLS Annual Conference
February 18, 2014
Corban speaks for the 3rd time at the NMLS Annual Conference. The session is rated high, again.
Corban Speaks at 4th NMLS Annual Conference
February 16, 2015
Corban speaks for the 4th time at the NMLS Annual Conference. He is invited back again year after year.
75 Phone Calls Are Made
June 18, 2015
Over the course of the next year, 75 phone calls are made where Surety Solutions is engaged with the CSBS team.
720 Emails Exchanged
September 21, 2015
720 emails are exchanged relating to CSBS material and the NMLS ESB.
September 29, 2015
Documents are drafted to move the surety bond component of licensing into the NMLS System. The CSBS begins connecting with surety companies through the SFAA (Surety & Fidelity Association of America) and surety agencies through the NASBP (National Association of
Phase I of the NMLS ESB Begins
January 25, 2016
Phase I of NMLS ESB begins. Phase I includes the implementation of account creation and association for surety companies and surety bond producers.
Surety Solutions signs up in the NMLS
January 26, 2016
Surety Solutions is the first agency to sign up in the NMLS, less than 5 hours after the NMLS ESB goes live.
Corban Speaks at NMLS Conference for 5th Time
February 16, 2016
For a 5th year in a row, Corban speaks at the NMLS Annual Conference. Ratings for the surety breakout session are high.
9 States Announce Adoption of NMLS ESB
August 25, 2016
Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Texas, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming announce adoption of NMLS ESB. Indiana is the first state to announce adoption.
Phase II of NMLS ESB Begins
September 12, 2016
Phase II begins. Phase II includes the implementation of bond issuance, tracking, and maintenance for select states.
Surety Solutions Issues First Bond
September 14, 2016
Just two days after the NMLS ESB goes live, Surety Solutions’ issues its first new bond. The bond is a $25,000 WY Mortgage Lender/Broker Bond.
Surety Solutions Begins Converting Bonds
October 11, 2016
Surety Solutions begins converting bonds in-house for clients whose bonds have a conversion deadline in the year 2016.