Freddie Mac
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Headquarters Mc Lean, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1970
Type Company - Public
Industry Finance
Revenue £5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors Sallie Mae, Fannie Mae

These siblings know there's no place like home. Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Freddie Mac (officially Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) and Fannie Mae were established to buy residential mortgages and boost the housing market. They do so by purchasing mortgages from lenders and packaging them for resale, thereby mitigating risk and allowing lenders to provide mortgages to those who may not otherwise qualify. The agency also provides assistance for affordable rental housing. Together, Fannie and Freddie guarantee some 70% of all new home loans in the US. Due... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   346 ratings


76% Approve of the CEO   89 ratings

Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton

Donald H. Layton


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  Former Production Associate in Los Angeles, CA (US)

Pros: Good workplace culture, support system, potential for promotions and recognition. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in McLean, VA (US) Sep 2010 Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interview Details The process was reasonable and typical. The position was never defined properly, and I spent most of my time at FM trying to drum-up work. Part of the problem may have been that a project I was hired to support was cancelled almost immediately after I was hired.Full Interview

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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