Edward J. DeMarco

Edward J. DeMarco

Senior Fellow-in-Residence, Milken Institute

Ed DeMarco is a Senior Fellow in Residence at the Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets and a Visiting Professor in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He is a member of the Comptroller General’s Advisory Board for the U.S. Government Accountability Office and a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

From September 2009 to January 2014 DeMarco served as Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and regulator of those companies and the Federal Home Loan Banks. DeMarco was the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Deputy Director of FHFA and its predecessor from 2006 to 2009. From 2003 to 2006 he was an executive at the Social Security Administration (SSA), where he was Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Policy.

Before joining SSA, DeMarco was Director of the Office of Financial Institutions Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he oversaw analyses of policy issues involving banks, government sponsored enterprises and other financial institutions. He worked at the U.S. General Accounting Office from 1986 to 1994.


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