Jeffery R. Hayward is Fannie Mae's Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily, reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hayward is responsible for all of the company's multifamily business functions. Fannie Mae's Multifamily Division is the leading source of financing and securitization for quality rental housing in the United States, in every market, for every income level, every day. Multifamily serves a wide spectrum of the market, including conventional, rent-restricted, cooperatives, seniors, student housing, and manufactured housing communities, and finances all loan sizes, from a $1 million single-asset loan to a $1 billion structured transaction facility. Fannie Mae's multifamily business is executed through a Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS ®) lender network and is the only risk-sharing model in the country. Mr. Hayward began serving in this role in January 2012 as Senior Vice President. Mr. Hayward has ultimate responsibilities for the Housing Goals and Duties to Serve as well as the company's Affordable Housing Strategy.
Previously, Mr. Hayward was Senior Vice President – National Servicing Organization. Mr. Hayward was responsible for the company's relationships with mortgage servicers and the retained attorney network, with a focus on curtailing credit losses. Mr. Hayward also led Fannie Mae's Community Lending organization and was responsible for five business areas providing debt and equity financing to help increase and preserve the nation's supply of affordable rental and for-sale housing. In this role, he managed the company's overall relationship with the Housing Finance Agencies and worked closely with the National Council of State Housing Agencies and its members. Additionally, Mr. Hayward led this organization’s efforts to create housing for the homeless, invest in rural and Native American communities, and rebuild along the Gulf Coast. Since joining Fannie Mae in 1987, Mr. Hayward has served as the company's Senior Mortgage-Backed Securities Negotiator; Director of Marketing; Director of Quality Control; Vice President – Single-Family Risk Management in Washington, D.C.; Vice President – Single-Family Operations in the Northeastern Regional Office; Vice President – Single-Family Mortgage Business; and Senior Vice President – Single-Family National Business Center.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Hayward was Vice President – Production at Star States Mortgage Corporation and Assistant Vice President – Residential Lending at Germantown Savings Bank. Mr. Hayward has a bachelor of science in business management from Widener University.