2022 Finance Leader: Chryssa Halley


At the end of 2021, Chryssa Halley took over as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Fannie Mae. With more than a decade at Fannie Mae, Halley brings a deep knowledge of Fannie Mae’s finance operations. In her new role, Halley reports to the Fannie Mae president and is responsible for the company’s financial management and economic and strategic research functions. Described as an inspirational leader by CEO Hugh R. Frater, Halley embodies Fannie Mae’s core values of listening, leading and strengthening, and she brings a mission-first mindset to the chief financial officer role.

Halley previously served as Fannie Mae’s senior vice president and Controller. Since joining Fannie Mae in 2006, Halley has held a variety of positions, including senior vice president and deputy controller; vice president and assistant controller for capital markets and operations; vice president for tax, debt and derivatives and securities accounting; and vice president for corporate tax.


Chryssa Halley


Chief Financial Officer

Company Name:

Fannie Mae

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