2021 Vanguard: Ben Graboske


As president of Black Knight Data & Analytics,  Ben Graboske leads his team to provide bold, new solutions that are positively impacting the mortgage and real estate industries with comprehensive data and innovative tools. These efforts help companies find new leads, learn powerful insights, reduce portfolio risk and prepare for the financial impact of a world-changing pandemic. Under Graboske’s management, his division is far exceeding revenue goals and his leadership style fosters a culture of collaboration, inclusion and innovation. To provide the best possible solutions to Black Knight’s wide array of clients, Graboske has led his division to launch a large suite of new and leading-edge products and enhancements. 

Recognizing the severity of COVID-19’s economic ramifications on the U.S. housing market, Graboske led the Black Knight Data & Analytics team to begin compiling daily, loan-level information on the number of U.S. mortgage holders seeking pandemic-related forbearances. This complimentary information, leveraging Black Knight’s extensive data, research and analytics capabilities, was presented in the new McDash Flash Forbearance Tracker Report. This daily report was made available to the mortgage industry, government agencies and the GSEs to provide a clear understanding of the magnitude of the mortgage forbearance situation and helped lenders and servicers benchmark their company’s activities against the industry and make informed decisions regarding next steps. Graboske has also demonstrated his professional excellence and leadership by assembling a talented and diverse leadership team. He has personally sponsored and mentored emerging and diverse talent throughout his career.

What has been the secret to your success?

“I focus on finding top performers to lead — and be a part of — my teams.  I empower them to do their jobs and provide the support they need to be successful. ”


Ben Graboske



Company Name:

Black Knight

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