Director, Credit and Housing Access, Fannie Mae
Funders Together Board Treasurer
Joe is responsible for developing corporate-wide, strategic business initiatives to increase access to mortgage credit and affordable housing. He works with senior management, customers, regulators and a wide range of industry stakeholders to understand emerging market needs and develop responses aligned with the Company’s historic mission, regulatory mandates and business objectives.
Previously he led efforts to prevent foreclosures and reduce credit losses through partnerships with lenders, housing and credit counseling organizations, and government in distressed markets across the country. He joined Fannie Mae in 2005 to lead the company’s homelessness initiative, which invested in creation of over 7,800 units of supportive and affordable housing for at-risk and currently experiencing homelessness individuals and families.
Weisbord has over 30 years of experience in affordable housing finance, development and policy. He began his career in the construction industry. He has taught in the graduate city and regional planning program at Pratt Institute. Weisbord serves on a number of nonprofit boards, including the New York Mortgage Coalition, the Center for New York City Neighborhoods and the Center for Urban Community Services. He is a founding member of the board of directors of Funders Together to End Homelessness.
Find him at @jwbord