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Fannie Mae Reviews

Updated December 16, 2017
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  1. "VERY difficult place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefit package, paid regularly, great coffee machines

    Cons

    Politics, discrimination, out dated operations, long travel, awful working conditions


  2. "Funding the American Dream"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time

    Pros

    Fannie Mae has great benefits, training and mentoring.

    Cons

    The company's future is uncertain due to being in conservatorship. Promotion is often based on who you know rather than merit.

    Advice to Management

    People are your asset. Invest in them.

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    "Senior Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful core team made up of diverse experts from multiple industries

    Cons

    High-stress environment, senior Comms management that was PR focused, and not marketing savvy.


  4. "senior financial economist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    they offer good benefits and opportunities to move within the company

    Cons

    nothing to complaint about, maybe less re-org would be better


  5. "Senior Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst
    Former Employee - Business Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Best company in Washington DC metro provided affordable houses.

    Cons

    Company really had no cons but maybe improve benefits.


  6. "Operational risk analyst"

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    Current Employee - Operational Risk Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Operational Risk Analyst in Washington, DC
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Vacation time is very good, as well as pay, benefits, and work-life balance. In addition, the commuter benefits are also very good.

    Cons

    It takes a lot of time to move up the latter if you do not have a good support group


  7. "Fannie Mae"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, 401k match

    Cons

    Advancement and bonus based pay

  8. "Capital Markets Risk Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae full-time

    Pros

    Great for resume. Great for networking.

    Cons

    Management has no idea what they are doing. They have no direct fixed income experience. Working at Fannie Mae is great but stay away from market risk, otherwise, you'll be doing nothing but troubleshooting tech issues.


  9. "Senior Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Compensation, benefits( insurance, pto, paternity leave, 401k)

    Cons

    Culture, upper management, heavily siloed


  10. "Overworked Under Paid"

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    Former Employee - Underwriting Specialist II in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Underwriting Specialist II in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits Package is really good

    Cons

    Unrealistic production goals
    Claims Diversify as long as you are not black. Blind eye is taken to harassment.

    Advice to Management

    Be knowledgeable


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