Freddie Mac Reviews

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Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton
Donald H. Layton
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    Excellent Company for Indians in America

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in McLean, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in McLean, VA (US)

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time (more than an year)


    Excellent company to sponsor H1B in America. Seems like everyone else in IT is from India. Excellent opportunity. Tuition reimbursement, Free Gym, Covered Parking. Business area support us. They even have a course to help with your english.


    Not much pay. Little challenge. Have to sit in a conference room.

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    Invest in your workers who support you.

    Positive Outlook
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Freddie Mac Interviews

Updated 9 Oct 2014
Updated 9 Oct 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Freddie Mac.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed with multiple people in the same day. I interviewed first with some now co-workers, I interviewed with the director and then senior director. After the interviews they all got together and collectively decided I was the person for the position based on my management experience.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Back and forth on current salary and percentage of increase
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

Freddie Mac Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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Additional Info

Headquarters Mc Lean, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1970
Type Company - Public
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Sallie Mae, Fannie Mae

These siblings know there's no place like home. Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Freddie Mac (officially Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) and Fannie Mae were established to buy residential mortgages and boost the housing market. They do so by purchasing mortgages from lenders and packaging them for resale, thereby mitigating risk and allowing lenders to provide mortgages to those who may not otherwise qualify. The agency also provides assistance for affordable rental housing. Together, Fannie and Freddie guarantee some 70% of all new home loans in the US. Due... More

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