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Updated 26 Jan 2023

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3.4
58%
Recommend to a Friend
33%
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Freddie Mac Chief Executive Officer Michael DeVito
Michael DeVito
211 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible with work life balance(in 278 reviews)

  • "Great ceo (david) great benefits(in 111 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance in since departments could be much better - especially in modeling space(in 30 reviews)

  • "You have a 50% chance of working with someone brilliant or someone dumb as a rock, there is no in between at Freddie Mac(in 58 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Best

      13 Jan 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Best of best in the industry

      Cons

      Not found any thing else

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      Freddie Mac Response

      HR Communications

      Thank you for your positive feedback and for sharing your experience with us. We're lucky to have you on our team.

    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good role

      7 Mar 2022 - Risk Analyst in Chennai
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good work life balance in the company

      Cons

      Salary is low not adequate

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      Freddie Mac Response

      Thank you for your review and for highlighting our commitment to work-life balance. We appreciate your feedback and support of our important mission.

    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Courageous Forward-Looking Executive Management

      26 Jan 2023 - Anonymous/Employee in McLean, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Mission-driven. Exceptional learning and training opportunities. Focused on diversity, equity and inclusion

      Cons

      Colleagues who don't appreciate what a privilege it is to work at a company that is all about making home possible

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great benefits / work life balance

      26 Jan 2023 - Business Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Challenging, rewarding, great training, benefits, comp and work life balance

      Cons

      Fairly large company with layers

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great employer

      24 Jan 2023 - Credit Policy Analyst in McLean, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Professional growth & education reimbursement. Management acknowledges hard work & rewards. Cafeteria food. 1st time home buyer assistance.

      Cons

      Work/Life balance. Gym membership is not covered anymore.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Love This Company

      23 Jan 2023 - Loan Servicing Professional in McLean, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      love the culture, and the ability to independently work on my projects

      Cons

      I have not found any

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      N/A

      20 Jan 2023 - Vice President 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great company to work with nice people

      Cons

      None at this time. Can't think of any.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Nice

      19 Jan 2023 - Software Developer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good work environment, nice benefits

      Cons

      nothing that comes to mind.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great work environment

      18 Jan 2023 - Enterprise Data Manager in McLean, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to work Great benefits

      Cons

      Too much redundancy Process heavy

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Overall a Good Company with a Good Mission

      18 Jan 2023 - Director, Product Management in McLean, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Positive Industry impact, inclusive culture, and opportunities for personal growth and career development

      Cons

      Heavy handed return to office policy with little flexibility for managers to make talent retention decisions

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    Freddie Mac has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 1,948 reviews left anonymously by employees. 58% of employees would recommend working at Freddie Mac to a friend and 49% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -12% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Freddie Mac employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Freddie Mac. This rating has decreased by -7% over the last 12 months.

    58% of Freddie Mac employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Freddie Mac 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.4 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

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