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Fannie Mae Prices $1.04 Billion Multifamily DUS REMIC (FNA 2017-M1) Under Its GeMS Program

January 23, 2017

Katie Penote


WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) priced its first Multifamily DUS® REMIC in 2017 totaling $1.04 billion under its Fannie Mae Guaranteed Multifamily Structures (Fannie Mae GeMS™) program on January 18, 2017.

“Agency CMBS has become a recognized asset class, led by Fannie Mae DUS MBS. We issued more than $55 billion in multifamily MBS last year, plus another $10 billion in GeMS new issuance – significantly more than any other securitized multifamily platform,” said Josh Seiff, Fannie Mae’s Vice President of Capital Markets and Trading. “FNA 2017-M1 continued the trend – more than 40 investors were involved in the deal, which included 111 loans and was just over $1.0 billion in size. We’re looking forward to another market-leading year for the Fannie Mae DUS platform in 2017.”

All classes of FNA 2017-M1 are guaranteed by Fannie Mae with respect to the full and timely payment of interest and principal. The structure details for the multi-tranche offering are in the table below:



Original Face

Weighted Average Life

Coupon (%)

Coupon Type


Offered Price























Group 1 Collateral

UPB $1,041,968,605
Collateral 111 Fannie Mae DUS MBS
Geographic Distribution FL (12.0%), NC (11.5%), CA (11.5%)
Weighted Average
Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)
Weighted Average
Loan-to-Value (LTV)


Settlement Date January 31, 2017
Lead Manager Morgan Stanley
Co-Managers Credit Suisse
Amherst Pierpont Securities
Great Pacific Securities

For additional information, please refer to the Fannie Mae GeMS REMIC Term Sheet (FNA 2017-M1) available on the Fannie Mae GeMS Archive page on

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