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Fannie Mae Reviews

Updated March 26, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  2. "Systems Analyst V"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  3. 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.


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  5. "Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  6. "Excellent"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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.


  7. "IT Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Project Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  9. "Sr. Vendor Manager/REO & Foreclosure"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vendor Manager/REO & Foreclosure in McKinney, TX
    Former Employee - Vendor Manager/REO & Foreclosure in McKinney, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fannie Mae (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Diversity, inclusion and forward thinking company.

    Cons

    Advancing is very political and hard to accomplish.


  10. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  11. "Vice President"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Vice President in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company is looking to change and operate more efficiently.

    Cons

    Some departments are resistant to change.



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