Anne Segrest McCulloch is President and CEO of Housing Partnership Equity Trust, a Washington, DC-based, social purpose REIT that acquires and preserves affordable rental housing. HPET owns 2851 units of rental housing in 14 properties across the country.
Ms. McCulloch is a long-time financial services executive and affordable housing advocate. She joined HPET from Fannie Mae, where she was Senior Vice President of Credit and Housing Access with responsibility for expanding Fannie Mae’s business in emerging multicultural markets and expanding consumer access to sustainable mortgage credit and affordable housing. During her 18 year career at Fannie Mae, Ms. McCulloch was also Deputy General Counsel for Fannie Mae’s Multifamily Mortgage Business. In that role she provided leadership and legal advice across every aspect of multifamily housing ownership and finance, managing a 31 person legal team with responsibility for a $200 billion book of rental housing debt and equity investments. Prior to this position, Ms. McCulloch served as joint Chief of Staff to Fannie Mae’s Chief Executive Officer and first non-executive Chairman, providing a liaison between executive management, the Chairman and the board of directors. Prior to joining Fannie Mae, Ms. McCulloch held senior positions with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Resolution Trust Corporation. Ms. McCulloch began her career representing community and environmental groups in New Orleans, LA.
Ms. McCulloch holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from Tulane University. She is currently chairman of the Tulane Fund Advisory Board and is on the Board of Governors of the National Housing Conference.