About Clayton

Due Diligence, Underwriting and Risk Mitigation

Clayton® is a premier provider of due diligence, underwriting and risk mitigation solutions for the residential and commercial real estate markets. Over its 30-year history, Clayton has reviewed more than 17 million residential loans and 1 million commercial insurance policies and has participated in some of the largest residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transactions. The company has also monitored servicer performance on trillions of dollars in assets.

Today, Clayton’s offerings include:

  • A full range of credit, regulatory and compliance reviews
  • End-to-end securitization solutions
  • Servicing oversight operational assessments
  • Targeted loan-level file reviews
  • Servicer monitoring (a concept that Clayton pioneered)
  • Counterparty assessments

Since January 2020, Clayton has been part of Covius, a trusted provider of services, insight and technology to leading financial companies. Covius’ technology-enabled solutions deliver operational efficiencies, mitigate risk and empower compliant decisions and borrower interactions.

MISSION - Why We Exist

To provide our clients a competitive advantage by employing deep domain expertise, scalable solutions, and advanced technology.

To create long-term, meaningful value for all our stakeholders through a counter-balancing business model capable of sustaining success through a variety of market conditions.

To provide our team members a collaborative and respectful work environment with attractive career growth opportunities.

VISION - Who We Want to Be

To be the premier technology-enabled provider of a diversified set of products and solutions that enable leading financial services firms to improve their operations and more effectively serve their customers.

VALUES – Form our Foundation

Client-Focused – We value our clients and are focused on exceeding their expectations.

Innovative – We are innovative and nimble.

Accountable – We employ the highest standards of quality and professionalism.

Committed – We are committed to being the best at what we do.

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