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Fannie Mae Professionals Recognized for Leadership, Innovation, and Commitment to Multifamily Housing Finance Industry

October 7, 2016

Alicia Jones


WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) multifamily group received top honors for their leadership roles in housing finance. Two leading industry outlets applauded Phyllis Klein, vice president of multifamily customer engagement and Angela Kelcher, director of multifamily affordable for their continued commitment to affordable multifamily housing.

BisNow ‘Los Angeles Power Women’ List

Phyllis Klein was among prominent real estate finance professionals highlighted in BisNow’s Los Angeles Power Women 2016 list. Klein was one of 50 Southern California commercial real estate leaders lauded for her efforts to draw more investment to workforce housing in California.

Fannie Mae’s Kelcher One of Affordable Housing Finance’s ‘Young Leaders’

Angela Kelcher was one of six individuals recognized by Affordable Housing Finance as one of its 2016 ‘Young Leaders‘. This annual award recognition celebrates winners, age 40 and younger, that play vital roles in the creation and preservation of affordable housing. Kelcher and her team have helped provide more than $8 billion in financing for affordable rental housing and she has led the development of several new Fannie Mae products that have drawn more liquidity to affordable rental housing.

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