Mark D. Hanson

Senior Vice President, Securitization, Freddie Mac

Mark D. Hanson is the Senior Vice President of Freddie Mac’s Securitization Division. In this role, he oversees Freddie Mac’s mortgage securitization efforts, including pass-thru, REMIC and strip issuance.  He is also responsible for developing and implementing new mortgage security products and capabilities that meet the needs of institutional investors, broker/dealers, lenders, servicers and third party vendors.  Additionally, Hanson leads Freddie Mac’s efforts supporting FHFA’s directives around the Single Security, expanding liquidity in the conventional TBA space.

Hanson was previously a vice president for Lazard Asset Management, where he managed mortgage and asset-backed positions for institutional clients. Since 1986, Hanson has held a number of positions, including a vice president of research for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and director of research for Freddie Mac’s Securities Sales & Trading Group, and a security analyst for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.

Hanson has a B.S. from Allegheny College and an MBA from the University of Rochester.