Immediate Past President
MAI Financial Services, Inc.
10061 Riverside Drive Suite 747
Toluca Lake, CA 91602
Bus: (818) 761-9400
Fax: (818) 761-9499
Odell Murry has served as the California Mortgage Association's President, Vice President, Treasurer and Chairperson of the finance committee since 2010 and has been a member of the Association since 2001, responsible for overseeing a number of financial matters, including budget preparation, monthly reports, and annual audits.
Mr. Murry is also the founder and president of MAI Financial Services, Inc., established in 1989, a mortgage banking firm specializing in retail, office, industrial, residential and other types of real estate financing.
holds a California Real Estate Broker License, California Finance Lenders License, and he
is licensed by the Nationwide Mortgage License System.
many years of real estate experience include ownership, management, or financing of various commercial, industrial & residential properties.
During the early 1990's his firm also worked as a contractor for the U.S. Treasury Department serving as a real estate asset/property manager for the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC).
Mr. Murry serves as president of a non-profit foundation and is or has been a member of a number of associations, including the Mortgage Bankers Association, Association of Realtors, California Receivers Forum, Military Officers Association of America (commissioned U.S. Army officer), Vallejo General Hospital (director), and the University of Massachusetts (chairman of executive committee | W.E.B. Du Bois Center).
Previously, Mr. Murry
spent two decades in the retail industry as a leading executive with several national and international companies.
In 1969 he became the first African American store manager for F.W. Woolworth Company and was one of the youngest general managers of any major national chain.
retail career as President of Gateway Marketplace
, an affiliate of The Price Club (later named Costco Warehouse Stores).