Background & Experience

Matt Illias, partnering with Blake Hering to originate and underwrite mortgage loans for correspondent life insurance companies, conduits, DUS and other various lenders, has been an essential part of NBS Financial Services for over 6 years. During his tenure, Matt has successfully underwritten over a billion dollars ($1.1B) in loans.

Matt’s background in banking provides him with strong skills in research and analytics, and experience in business development. As a personal banker at Umpqua Bank, Matt serviced both personal and business accounts, advised customers on financing for auto, residential and commercial loans, and worked closely with the bank’s mortgage and investment departments to establish relationships with potential customers.


Matt earned a BS in accounting and graduated with honors from the University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business.

Professional Affiliations

  • Urban Land Institute
  • NAIOP – Developing Leaders Board Member
  • Central Catholic High School Alumni Board Member