Sam Khater is Vice President, Chief Economist and head of Freddie Mac’s Economic & Housing Research department. In this position, Khater is responsible for research, analysis and forecasts of the macroeconomy with a special focus on housing and mortgage markets.
Mr. Khater came to Freddie Mac from CoreLogic, where he served as vice president of research and deputy chief economist. His responsibilities included producing original research and advising clients, regulators, policymakers and investors on real estate and mortgage market trends. As a compelling spokesperson with a unique ability to translate complicated subjects, he is regularly quoted in national, local and real estate trade media outlets.
Prior to joining CoreLogic, Mr. Khater was a senior economist at Fannie Mae and an economist at the National Association of Realtors®.
Freddie Mac was established by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation’s residential mortgage markets. Freddie Mac supports communities across the nation by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Today Freddie Mac is making home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. For more information please visit www.FreddieMac.com and Twitter @FreddieMac.)