Fannie Mae Leadership

Fannie Mae Leadership

Jeffery R. Hayward
Executive Vice President
and Head of Multifamily 


Jeffrey R. Hayward

Jeffery R. Hayward is Fannie Mae's Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily. Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hayward is responsible for the company's Multifamily guaranty business, which provides financing for approximately one-fourth of the market. The Multifamily Mortgage Business has served in the secondary mortgage market as a continuous source of liquidity, stability, and affordability, providing rental housing for the workforce, senior citizens, students, and families. Mr. Hayward began serving in this role in January 2012 as Senior Vice President.

Previously, Mr. Hayward was Senior Vice President – National Servicing Organization. Mr. Hayward was responsible for the company's relationships with mortgage servicers and the retained attorney network, with a focus on curtailing credit losses.

Mr. Hayward also led Fannie Mae's Community Lending organization and was responsible for five business areas providing debt and equity financing to help increase and preserve the nation's supply of affordable rental and for-sale housing. In this role, he managed the company's overall relationship with the Housing Finance Agencies and worked closely with the National Council of State Housing Agencies and its members. Additionally, Mr. Hayward led this organization’s efforts to create housing for the homeless, invest in rural and Native American communities, and rebuild along the Gulf Coast.

Since joining Fannie Mae in 1987, Mr. Hayward has served as the company's Senior Mortgage-Backed Securities Negotiator; Director of Marketing; Director of Quality Control; Vice President –Single-Family Risk Management in Washington, DC; Vice President – Single-Family Operations in the Northeastern Regional Office; Vice President – Single-Family Mortgage Business; and Senior Vice President – Single-Family National Business Center.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Hayward was Vice President – Production at Star States Mortgage Corporation and Assistant Vice President – Residential Lending at Germantown Savings Bank.

Mr. Hayward has a bachelor of science in business management from Widener University.