- Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 213 452 6057
- F: +1 213 689 1220
- 350 S. Grand Avenue
- Suite 3000
- Los Angeles, CA, 90071
- United States
- T: +1 213 689 1200
- F: +1 213 689 1220
- M.S., Finance, BITS Pilani, India
- M.S., Management, BITS Pilani, India
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA), California
- Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- CFA Institute Member
- Mortgage Bankers Association
- Accounting Advisory
- Compliance, Monitorships & Receiverships
- Corporate Governance
- Expert Testimony
- Financial Investigations
- Financial Services
Anita Agarwal is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting. She is a member of the Forensics & Litigation Consulting practice and is based in Los Angeles. Ms. Agarwal has over 21 years of financial advisory and audit experience serving the financial services, mortgage banking, and consumer finance industries.
Ms. Agarwal’s functional experience includes financial/accounting/regulatory investigations and litigation support, financial statement audits, internal audits, SOX 404 audits and advisory services, financial statement restatements, technical accounting advisory, valuations of Mortgage Servicing Rights (MSR) and other servicing liabilities, damages calculations, model risk management and validation services, securitization and transactional due diligence.
Functional experience also includes IPOs and acquisitions advisory, compliance and operational reviews, policies and procedures advisory, SEC Regulation AB and other regulatory matters remediation assistance (Consent Orders, OCC’s Matters Requiring Attention, etc.) related to servicing, trustee, investor accounting, valuation and quality control functions, financial advisory for public-private initiatives in developing physical infrastructure, and business and financial plan and restructuring strategy formulations.
Ms. Agarwal’s audit and advisory experience spans the following industry sectors: Residential, Commercial, and Reverse Mortgage Entities (Banks, Non-Depository Institutions, Asset Managers, REITs, Servicers, Trustees, etc.), Commercial Banks, Government Entities, Auto finance, Credit Cards, Equipment Finance Companies, Capital Markets, Mutual Funds, entities managing securitization transactions (underwriters, issuers, servicers, etc.), Multi-lateral lending agencies, and Not-for-Profit Organizations.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Agarwal had public accounting experience with KPMG LLP with industry expertise in financial services, mortgage and consumer finance area. She also co-led the firm’s audit assistance and advisory projects related to MSRs. Ms. Agarwal has been a panel speaker in various industry conferences on topics related to mortgage banking. She was also an instructor with Becker Conviser for CPA review program.
Ms. Agarwal has served clients of varying size including some of the largest banks, financial institutions, government agencies, to mid-sized and smaller fast-growing financial services companies and worked with several law firms.
Key clients included Ginnie Mae, Freddie Mac, Bank of America, PNC Financial Services, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (Mr. Cooper), GMAC (Ally Bank), New Residential Investment Corp., CIT Group, Waterfall Asset Management, Finance of America, CitiMortgage, US Bank, HSBC, Capital One Financial Corporation, Select Portfolio Servicing, Impac Mortgage Holdings, BlackRock, Suzuki Motor of America, American Honda Finance Corp, Wells Fargo, OneWest Bank, Stonegate Mortgage, PHH Mortgage, Countrywide Financial Corporation, Option One, R&G Financial Corporation, etc.