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James G. Mackey

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

James G. Mackey

James G. Mackey
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James Mackey was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Freddie Mac in November 2013. In this position, he is responsible for the company's financial controls, accounting, investor relations, financial planning and reporting, tax, capital oversight, and compliance with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley. Mackey is a member of the company's senior operating committee and reports directly to Chief Executive Officer Don Layton.

Prior to joining Freddie Mac, Mackey served as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ally Financial, an auto finance and direct banking financial services company. In this role, he oversaw the company’s financial analysis, controls and reporting, accounting, business planning, and investor relations. Before joining Ally in 2009, Mackey served as the chief financial officer for the Corporate Investments, Corporate Treasury and Private Equity divisions at Bank of America. Earlier in his tenure at Bank of America, he held a variety of roles, including serving as managing director within the Global Structured Products Group.

Mackey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Freddie Mac was established by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation’s residential mortgage markets. Freddie Mac supports communities across the nation by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Today Freddie Mac is making home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. For more information please visit and Twitter @FreddieMac.

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