Competitive Advantage

For over two decades, Clayton has been a premier global provider of mortgage and real estate market risk management solutions. Clayton offers unparalleled breadth and depth, and is uniquely positioned to bring impartial, effective solutions to current market challenges and provide the most robust experience to our clients.

Our proven and highly structured process incorporates unmatched insight into residential & commercial real estate practices led by an experienced team of seasoned senior management professionals with subject matter expertise from loan origination through servicing and REO disposition.  

Clayton is confident that our clients will realize great benefits from the Clayton team’s experience, advice, customized services, and objectivity.  Our differentiators include:

Pioneered the residential loan due diligence industry in 1989 and have performed due diligence on over 12 million loans since then.

  • Largest and longest standing due diligence firm in the industry.
  • Due diligence workforce of over 1000 underwriters and team leads.
  • Exceptional reputation for quality, unbiased advice.
  • Clayton is an approved S&P and DBRS RMBS third-party review (TPR) provider and meets the standards of Moody’s, Fitch Ratings and Kroll Bond Ratings for pre-securitization due diligence.
  • Clayton is the industry’s first firm to be ranked for RMBS Deal Agent and Asset Representation Reviewer.

Pioneered Credit Risk Management/Loan Surveillance

  • Possess a broad and vast array of historical transaction data.
  • Support and oversight of loans with a current balance of nearly $2 trillion.
  • Our depth of experience includes providing advisory services, asset management services and loan review/due diligence for all property and credit types.
Clayton’s independence allows for an unbiased approach and we always endeavor as a fiduciary in good faith to provide an objective review and recommendations.

Cutting-Edge Technology

Clayton utilizes best-in-class technology to provide our clients with the most accurate data available. Our dynamic analysis and reporting solutions include hundreds of interactive data points that can be customized to client specifications.

Team of Industry Experts

Beyond tools and technology, Clayton's most essential asset is its team of motivated, hard-working industry experts. We are convinced our employees are outstanding at what they do, and after reading more about us, we are sure you will agree. 

  • Our Subject Matter Experts (“SMEs”) have held significant positions in the banking, residential and commercial real estate industries and bring years of lending and operating experience to Clayton.  
  • Our project teams possess best practices knowledge of banking, finance, and residential/commercial real estate operations, from origination through special servicing, workouts and REO.  They perform in-depth analyses of both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of all forms of Residential/CRE management, loan file reviews and servicing.

Ready to see how Clayton can work with you? Learn more about the Solutions & Services Clayton offers or contact us to speak with a qualified representative about your individual needs.