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September 04, 2019

Natural Disasters with Gina Thompson

Natural disasters occur throughout the year and across the country – from wildfires and earthquakes to flash floods and extreme snowstorms. In this podcast, Steve and Corey sit down with Gina Thompson, senior director of Asset Management and Operations at Freddie Mac Multifamily. This team is the first to work with servicers following natural disasters to understand the impacts at the property level.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 - 4:04 – Background and data gathering
  • Chapter 2: 4:04 - 10:35 – Assessing the damage
  • Chapter 3: 10:38 - 14:51 – Hurricane Harvey, California wildfires and other recent examples
  • Chapter 4: 14:51 - 18:28 – Internal stakeholders and master servicers
  • Chapter 5: 18:28 - 22:13 – Addressing the damage and looking ahead

Listen to other episodes in the series.

About the Podcast Hosts

Steve Guggenmos

Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling

Steve leads multifamily research at Freddie Mac. In this role he performs research related to national and market-specific multifamily conditions. His team supports the multifamily business by developing models and quantitative approaches that determine risk-based capital allocations. The models capture loan level risks and also the benefits of the diversification and structural credit support for pools of multifamily mortgages, supporting the core business strategies of Freddie Mac Multifamily.

Corey Aber

Corey Aber
Senior Director of Mission, Policy and Strategy

Corey is the Senior Director of Mission, Policy and Strategy at Freddie Mac Multifamily. In this role, he oversees our Duty to Serve initiatives as well as research and development activities that further our support for affordable housing and underserved markets nationwide.

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