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  • Former Freddie Mac CEO says GSEs should be regulated like utilities

    Layton says Fannie and Freddie were "lazy competitors" before government seizure
    Two weeks into his new gig as a senior fellow at Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, Donald Layton, who was the CEO of Freddie Mac until the end of June, is speaking out – in favor of utility-style regulation of the GSEs. He also states the mortgage giants were “lazy competitors” before the 2008 government seizure.
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  • Freddie Mac's former CEO is heading back to Harvard

    Layton will be a senior fellow focused on housing finance reform at "critically important" juncture
    After four years as CEO of Freddie Mac, Donald Layton is heading back to Harvard University, where he was a student in the 1970s. Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies announced on Monday that Layton will be a senior fellow focused on housing finance reform. Michael Stegman, a top advisor on housing policy for the Obama administration, will serve as a senior fellow with the same focus, Harvard said.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Freddie Mac: On the right track

    Looking into the future
    Brickman takes to helm of one of the largest mortgage companies in the U.S. today, and while times at the government-sponsored enterprise are filled with uncertainty, Brickman sees nothing but excitement for the future of Freddie Mac.
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  • Freddie Mac CEO Don Layton stepping down in July, David Brickman to take over

    Layton set to retire July 1
    Don Layton’s time as CEO of Freddie Mac will officially end this summer, the government-sponsored enterprise announced Thursday morning. Layton has led Freddie Mac since 2012, but the GSE announced last year that Layton would be retiring at some point in the second half of 2019. And Thursday, the GSE revealed exactly when Layton’s run as CEO will end, and who will replace him.
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  • Freddie Mac CEO: I’ve done what I came here to do

    Reflects on tenure before retirement
    Donald Layton announced in early September his plans to retire, saying he would step down as CEO in the second half of 2019. Now, as he prepares to step down, Layton explained in an interview with HousingWire that he reached his two main goals during his time as CEO.
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  • Freddie Mac restructures multifamily capital markets division, promotes Robert Koontz to SVP

    Freddie Mac folds two divisions into its multifamily capital markets division
    Freddie Mac announced an organizational shift in its multifamily capital markets department business along with the promotion of Robert Koontz to senior vice president of multifamily capital markets. Freddie also announced that its folding two divisions into the Multifamily Capital Markets department under Koontz.
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  • Is CEO Donald Layton leaving Freddie Mac?

    Bloomberg reports FHFA, Treasury preparing for Layton’s exit
    Is Donald Layton preparing to leave Freddie Mac? Bloomberg is reporting that the powers that oversee the government-sponsored enterprise, the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Department of the Treasury, are preparing for a potential exit from the CEO.
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  • Freddie Mac CEO: Our innovations help lenders help borrowers

    On the investment side of mortgage finance, there is plenty of change afoot
    Much has changed, Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton admits, on the mortgage lending front. "Life is very different now," than when he took over 6 years ago, he said. "Our innovations are aimed at our 'customers'… and that’s lenders and ultimately that’s help for borrowers."
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