Speaker - John A. Koskinen

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John A. Koskinen is non-executive chairman of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, or Freddie Mac. He has served in this position since September 2008, save for a stint as Freddie Mac’s interim chief executive officer from March to August 2009. Koskinen was assistant to the president and chair of the President’s Council on Year 2000 Conversion from 1998 to 2000, and deputy director for management of the White House Office of Management and Budget from 1994 to 1997.

Koskinen previously served as president of the United States Soccer Foundation, and as deputy mayor and city administrator of Washington, D.C., from 2000 to 2003. He also worked as a senior executive of The Palmieri Company, including serving as president and chief executive officer. During his 21 years with Palmieri, Koskinen helped reorganize the Penn Central Transportation Company; Levitt and Sons, Inc.; the Teamsters Pension Fund; and Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, at the time the largest failed life insurance company in U.S. history. A director of the AES Corporation and American Capital, Ltd., Koskinen formerly was chairman of the board of trustees of Duke University, his alma mater. He also graduated from Yale Law School with an LL.B, and did postgraduate work in international law at Cambridge University in England.

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John Koskinen: Future Roles of Housing in Our Economy

08.08.11 | 01:11:46 min | 0 comments