Manuel Menendez


Manuel Menendez
Senior Vice President
Multifamily Customer Engagement

Executive Bio

Senior Vice President and Head

Multifamily Customer Engagement

Division: Multifamily

Responsibilities: Manny Menendez is Senior Vice President and Head of Multifamily Customer Engagement. He is responsible for managing all of Fannie Mae's multifamily debt lending activities and relationships, including the Delegated Underwriting and Servicing, Structured Transactions, Seniors Housing, Small Loan and Seasoned Loan Pool platforms.

Experience: Previously, Menendez was Vice President – Head of Multifamily Customer Management and Vice President - Multifamily Lender Strategy and Relationships and Credit Pricing. Prior to those appointments, Menendez was Vice President - Multifamily Product Development and Business Management where he was responsible for multifamily product design, providing oversight and support for the development of business policies and strategies, product management, and credit pricing. Before becoming a Vice President, Menendez was both Director – Multifamily Product Development and Director - Multifamily Structured Transactions.

Prior to joining Fannie Mae in 1998, Menendez was General Counsel, Senior Vice President for the New York Housing Finance Agency and the State of New York Mortgage Agency where, as the Chief Legal Officer, he managed all transactional and corporate legal services for the agencies.

Previously, Menendez was a Vice President in the Public Finance department of Chemical Securities, Inc.; practiced law as an associate specializing in public finance at Hawkins, Delafield & Wood; and for the firms of Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, New York City. Prior to that, he was a financial analyst and internal auditor at Chemical Bank, J. Henry Schroder Bank and Trust Company, and Irving Trust Company.

Education: Menendez has a juris doctor from Fordham University School of Law, a bachelor of science in accounting from St. John's University, and was a certified public accountant.