Where Has LCS Been in 2023?

The LCS Team

At LCS, we’re always learning and growing. Every lending situation is as unique as the lending institution itself so we know that basic solutions will not meet the changing needs of today’s market and ever-changing regulations. For that reason, we attend many conferences and events each year to expand our knowledge and stay ahead of the latest trends in the due diligence industry.

MBA of NY Wine Gala

October 19, 2023

Celebrating MBA of WNY’s 75th Anniversary!

Louisiana Banker’s Association Appraiser Panel

October 11, 2023

Noelle McDonald, VP, Valuation Services at LCS was invited to speak alongside Cheryl Bella, National Chief Compliance Officer at FICRAS, in a special event held for the Louisiana Banker’s Association.

Golf Tournament Greystone

October 10, 2023

LCS was a welcome gift sponsor, On October 10th, for the Grateful Americans Charity (GAC) for its 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Century Country Club in Purchase, NY. Greystone Monticello is the Host Sponsor, and LCS is proud to support the GAC in its efforts to combat Veteran PTSD.

To learn more about their work please visit: www.golftournamentconsultant.com/GratefulAmericanCharity

CREW NY October Luncheon

October 3, 2023

A dynamic speaker panel with CRE industry leaders Nicole Lockett, Managing Director at Genesis Companies, Rona Fourte, VP, Global Supplier Diversity at CBRE, and moderator Pay Wu, President of MWBE Unite. This group of diverse executive women shared their insights into driving Economic Empowerment through Supplier Diversity in Commercial Real Estate. Attendees discovered minority-owned businesses’ impact on the CRE industry through our communities, clients, employees, and stakeholders.

Habitat for Humanity Build Day Sponsored by MBA of NY

September 29, 2023

We’re filled with immense gratitude and pride as we reflect on the recent collaboration with Habitat for Humanity in our very own Buffalo, NY. Heartfelt thanks to the Mortgage Bankers Association of New York (MBA of NY) for extending the opportunity for Lender Consulting Services to play a role in making a tangible difference.

Kudos to Liz Mahoney Shawn Mittlefehldt and Ryan Ward from our dedicated sales team. Their commitment to community service and their spirited effort truly embodies the spirit of LCS.

Thanks to MBA of NY for making this possible and to every individual who contributed to this impactful endeavor.

CREW NY Leasing Management Panel

September 28, 2023

This program presented observations, issues, best practices, emerging trends, and evolving opportunities from CREW NY industry experts in the leasing and management fields of NYC commercial real estate.

A cake that reads "Cheers to 25 years LCS team"

LCS 25th Anniversary Party

September 27th, 2023

We celebrated 25 years of trust, partnership, and collaboration with our clients!


Maine Bankers Association National Conference

September 21-24, 2023

This is the Associations most highly anticipated event of the year for bank CEOs, directors, MBA guests, and affiliate members. This year’s presenters including Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Susan Collins and ABA President & CEO Rob Nichols.



September 20-22
JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes

Over 350 attendees from various lending institutions throughout the state of Florida joined to learn from SBA lending industry experts and network with fellow colleagues at one of the industry’s top-rated conferences.

Long Island Chapter – Appraisal Institute Golf Tournament

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

We enjoyed a wonderful day at the 25th Annual Golf Outing & Dinner at the Harbor Links Golf Course.

America East

August 16, 2023 – August 18, 2023

Joined over 400 new and seasoned SBA lenders from more than 100 organizations from Maine to Florida on the Eastern Seaboard for networking and educational growth, meeting SBA officials, focusing on new SBA programs and initiatives, and training on a variety of SBA policies and procedures.

Environmental Bankers Association Conference

July 31 – August 3, 2023

Environmental Bankers Association (EBA) is a non-profit trade association that represents the financial services industry, including bank and non-bank financial institutions, insurers, asset management firms, and those who provide services to them.

EBA put on another remarkable conference this year in St. Louis! From the start, the conference was filled with timely and educational content that left everyone inspired and informed. It wasn’t just about the knowledge sharing; the conference provided fantastic networking opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals and forge new relationships.

Kudos to the Environmental Bankers Association for going above and beyond by also hosting a charity event aimed at making a positive impact on the community by organizing a backpack drive to ensure that children have the necessary supplies for school.

NPLA Atlantic City

June 19-22nd, 2023

Insightful discussions and valuable takeaways on market analysis, private lending, and successful lending practices. The incredible lineup of speakers shared their expertise on the housing outlook, trends, challenges, and opportunities.

MBA of NY Golf Tournament

July 18, 2023

We had a blast at this networking event with clients and peers raising money for MBA of NY at the Ardsley Country Club!

AREAA-Asian Real Estate Association of America Golf Tournament

July 14, 2023

AREAA is dedicated to promoting sustainable homeownership opportunities in Asian American communities by creating a powerful national voice for housing and real estate professionals that serve this dynamic market. LCS is proud to support AREAA in this important work.

Private Lenders’ Podcast

June 12, 2023

LCS recently made an appearance on “The Private Lenders’ Podcast,” where Noelle McDonald, VP Valuation, Julie Daly, SVP Environmental, and Michael Kosmoski, SVP Construction, shared their insights on Risk Management through Appraisal, Environmental, and Construction Due Diligence for Private Lenders nationally.

MBAG  (Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia) LIVE Convention

May 21-24th, 2023


MBA of NY Real Estate & Lending Summit 

June 8, 2023

This full-day educational conference presented in TWO Educational Track distinct sessions explored the state’s residential and commercial real estate markets, regulatory and compliance challenges, and emerging trends that are influencing the industry. The annual conference attracts over 150 appraisers, attorneys, brokers, CMBS professionals, construction management/engineers, lenders, mortgage bankers, and real estate sales and brokers. With representatives from academia, mortgage banking, legal and private business sectors, the Summit had an impressive lineup of featured speakers and informative sessions and included some of the top real estate professionals in New York, including LCS’ Mike Kosmoski SVP Construction, Trevor Richardson Project Manager Construction, and Noelle McDonald VP Valuation Services.


Credit Unions Conversations Podcast

May 2, 2023

Podcast episode of Credit Union Conversations where Mark Ritter and Michael Kosmoski try to demystify one of the complex and rewarding lending areas that can also be filled with pitfalls and peril if not done properly. Learn a bit about Mike’s construction management history and what support exists for construction lending at credit unions.


NAGGL St. Louis

April 24-26th, 2023

Interactive sessions led by experienced professionals and SBA staff, as well as network with your peers and industry experts. Topics will include the latest updates to the 7(a) program, best practices for underwriting and servicing 7(a) loans, and strategies for building a successful 7(a) lending portfolio.

Cava Conference 

April 20-21st, 2023

We learned so much in 2 Days, 4 Roundtables, 7 Speakers, and Breakout Sessions on “Navigating Uncharted Waters” of lending.

MALC Conference

(Mid America Lending Conference, San Antonio, Texas)

April 19-21st

Bank and non-bank lenders heard the latest updates and received critical and timely training from local and regional industry experts as well as U.S. SBA headquarters personnel. Educational sessions focused on all roles and levels of SBA lending. Both 7(a) and 504 lending were covered for management and non-management roles.

RMA Commercial Real Estate Forum

March 15- 16th 2023

RMA’s Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Managers Forum is a peer-learning event that focuses on structuring, organizing, and effectively managing the commercial real estate appraisal ordering and review function in your financial institution. The forum gives chief appraisers and other credit professionals who have the responsibility for ordering and reviewing commercial real estate appraisals the opportunity to expand their knowledge on a variety of issues via structured presentations given by a lead facilitator, guest speakers who are industry experts, and open roundtable discussions with other attendees.

Pittsburgh Pirates Client Appreciation Baseball Game

We love spending quality time with our amazing clients!

Pitbull Conference

March 24-28

A great lineup of speakers and panelists talking inflation, interest rates, global volatility, economy and more. Plus, the unique challenges facing Private Lenders nationally. 

2023 CRE Economic Forum

January 2023

This panel discussion in NYC by speakers Sam Chandan, Jim Costello, Phoebe Holtzman, moderated by Annemarie Germano Dicola, focuseed on- key issues like volatility and uncertainty in the US and Globally, Inflation, Supply Chain Shortages, Labor, Office Trends and more. 


To learn more about these events or invite us to the next one you’re hosting, contact Liz Mahoney, Director of Sales & Business Development today.