Perry named Fannie Mae chairman

Atlanta developer Egbert Perry was announced this week as the next chairman of government-backed mortgage giant Fannie Mae, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Perry, the chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based The Integral Group, joined Fannie Mae’s board in December 2008 and has helped guide the organization through its conservatorship. Perry is also a former director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and has a 35-year history in real estate investment and development.

Perry replaces Philip A. Laskawy who will retire from the board March 31. He is departing after reaching the company’s mandatory retirement age.

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