Stacey L. Valerio

Of Counsel

valerios@ballardspahr.com
Tel 202.661.7641
Fax 202.661.2299
Washington, DC

Stacey L. Valerio focuses her practice on the mortgage banking industry. Stacey has more than 20 years' experience, including nearly a decade at the State of Connecticut Department of Banking's Consumer Credit Division, where she handled licensing and enforcement matters, with primary focus on the mortgage industry. In that role, she counseled the Consumer Credit Division, served as an administrative hearing officer, and drafted legislation, legal opinions, and rulings. The position also involved working with various other state and federal agencies, including the state Office of the Attorney General, the FBI, and the CFPB. Stacey was active with the State Regulatory Registry LLC's Lawyers Committee for many years, serving as its chair from 2014 to 2017, and was actively involved with the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR), serving as a director and an officer.

Stacey has experience counseling clients on a wide variety of regulatory matters at the federal and state levels. Her experience includes licensing and regulatory compliance, legislative initiatives, contract drafting, and the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System & Registry (NMLS).

Recent Speaking Engagements

"State Hot Topics (East Region)," AARMR, August 2017

"Licensing Issues – Seller/Private Residential Mortgage Loan Financing," CATIC, June 2016

Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association, Inc., December 2010, August-September 2011, 2013-2017

Connecticut Association of Mortgage Brokers, October 2010, October 2011


George Washington University National Law Center (J.D. 1995)
Member, The George Washington Journal of International Law & Economics

University of Pennsylvania (B.A., summa cum laude, 1991)
Phi Beta Kappa

Wellesley College (1988-1989)

Connecticut

Massachusetts

District of Columbia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit