Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that John Roscoe has been appointed as Chief of Staff effective ‪February 4.  Roscoe will report directly to Joseph Otting, who became Acting Director of FHFA on January 7.

“John is a dynamic and collaborative leader with a track record of success.  He brings to the position the solid judgement that comes from working at a very high level across all branches of government.  I look forward to working with John to carry out the mission of the FHFA,” said Otting.

Roscoe currently serves as Special Assistant to the President in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel.  His work has helped shape the economic, trade and regulatory arm of the Trump Administration.  Before joining the White House, Roscoe served in senior roles in the private sector and state government, including at the Ohio Treasurer’s office.

“I am honored by this appointment and look forward to working with Acting Director Otting and the highly respected FHFA team,” said Roscoe.

Roscoe, a native of northeast Ohio, currently resides in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife, Caroline, and two children.


The Federal Housing Finance Agency regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the 11 Federal Home Loan Banks. These government-sponsored enterprises provide more than $6.2 trillion in funding for the U.S. mortgage markets and financial institutions. Additional information is available at www.FHFA.gov, on Twitter @FHFAYouTube and LinkedIn.


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