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Updated May 23, 2022

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Good benefits and Very worker friendly(in 319 reviews)
  • "Good work/life balance if you know how to manage up and manage your workload(in 203 reviews)
  • "Great people and really strives for change for modernity purposes(in 141 reviews)
  • "Good pay..nice people to work with...work/life balance is good(in 117 reviews)
  • "Good Salary and some bonus.(in 71 reviews)
Cons
  • "There is the sense by many Fannie Mae'ers that there is no life after Fannie Mae so most put up with inefficiencies and poor management.(in 92 reviews)
  • "Many people managers have little in the way of management skill.(in 69 reviews)
  • "Very large company difficult to change the culture though they have been trying.(in 53 reviews)
  • "Frequent layoffs come in dribs and drabs has made an anxious workforce.(in 36 reviews)
  • "A lot of mediocre to bad leadership in middle management and below.(in 31 reviews)
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  1. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year
    Featured Review

    Fannie Mae values its people

    Jul 6, 2021 - Senior Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    *During the COVID crisis, leadership has been present, transparent and compassionate, always putting employees' mental and physical health first. *Outstanding pay and benefits *Our mission to put people in homes makes you feel proud to come to work everyday.

    Cons

    *Meeting-heavy culture can be repetitive and sap productivity *Need to engage with multiple stakeholders can make solving problems laborious

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great perks, loved the flexibility

    May 22, 2022 - Operations Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits were great, timings were flexible and they really care about their employees in general

    Cons

    Salary is def lower than market, harder to get promoted

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Networking

    May 17, 2022 - Senior Manager IT in McLean, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Networking and having advocates is key to climbing the corporate ladder

    Cons

    Upward mobility is slow v especially for minorities

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great place to work

    May 11, 2022 - Financial Engineer in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work life Balance, Salary, Coworkers, Office, Environment

    Cons

    Not highly competitive pay, Bureaucratic structure

    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    May 11, 2022 - Risk Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits, great work life balance

    Cons

    Decrease in quality of benefits over recent years, inability to negotiate salary

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good work balance

    May 10, 2022 - Data Engineer in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fannie Mae has great work balance

    Cons

    The management is somewhat scattered.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Fannie Mae

    May 9, 2022 - Business Intelligence Senior Associate in Reston, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Latest technology and lots of training opportunities. Remote work allowed.

    Cons

    They reduced the 401k match

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Excellent place to work

    May 9, 2022 - Devops Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work life balance, excellent place

    Cons

    None that I feel so far

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Good people, but . . .

    May 23, 2022 - Scrum Master/Agile Coach 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great teammates, flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Cronyism trumps talent when it comes to promotions

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great company

    May 8, 2022 - IT Project Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Process and procedures down to a science, good management, fairly laid-back work environment, probably the best mortgage and financial services provider I've ever worked for

    Cons

    None to share right now

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Fannie Mae Reviews FAQs

Fannie Mae has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 2,124 reviews left anonymously by employees. 79% of employees would recommend working at Fannie Mae to a friend and 66% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Fannie Mae employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Fannie Mae. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

79% of Fannie Mae employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Fannie Mae 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Fannie Mae to be coworkers, compensation, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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