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Fannie Mae Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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  1. "Fannie"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company to work in Northern VA

    Cons

    Good company if you joined the right group.


  2. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are many facets to the REO business

    Cons

    The default market ebbs and flows


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Be prepared to learn a lot

    Cons

    Politics on upper management and some managers should have better skills to manage people

    Advice to Management

    train your managers to handle people


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  5. "Systems Analyst V"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company with excellent benefits

    Cons

    A lot of turnover due to restructuring


  6. "IT Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay is good, there are opportunities within the company

    Cons

    Too much politics, no appreciation, no moral values

    Advice to Management

    Avoid politics, mentor your managers, appreciate your employees and what they do.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company with Force Reduction Issues"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very talented and diverse workforce; interesting and meaningful work; excellent compensation and benefits; and good opportunities for team work and training.

    Cons

    Due to company move to new building and cost cutting initiatives, numerous staff reductions have been unsettling. There have also been recent examples of staff and management demotions in the name of department reorganizations. Additionally, there are issues with the performance assessment process.


  8. "Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance and professional development

    Cons

    Single industry company and limited consumer interaction


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Project Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great company benefits and pay

    Cons

    Middle management, my direct manager lack soft people skills and did not develop employees, work life balance and work load. Company layoffs and job security

    Advice to Management

    Please re eveluate your middle management and retrain with proper soft skills to be a people manager


  10. "Excellent"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to work and learn.

    Cons

    Too much red tape and cultural issues.


  11. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Governance Support Specialist/Quality Control Analyst in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Governance Support Specialist/Quality Control Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work from home options, great pay, great work environment, culture, and values

    Cons

    need better inside job promotions



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