5: John Malone to leave PMS after 17 years

Distribution legend John Malone, aka the Godfather of the mortgage market, may have retired more times than most people have had hot dinners but in February we revealed that this time it appeared to be for good. After 17-years at the helm of PMS he finally calls it a day at the end of this month, and enjoyed a whopping five retirement bashes last month as he waved goodbye to the industry. But the big question on everyone’s lips is whether this really is the last the market has seen of John Malone.

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