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Former Fannie Mae chairman Egbert Perry joins Anywhere board

Perry currently serves as the chairman and CEO of The Integral Group LLC

Anywhere Real Estate has expanded its board of directors. The real estate conglomerate has appointed industry veteran Egbert L.J. Perry to its board, according to an announcement on Thursday.

“We are delighted to welcome Egbert Perry to the Anywhere Board of Directors. Egbert is a deeply respected and experienced business leader with extensive knowledge of the real estate and mortgage markets and corporate governance,” Michael J. Williams, Anywhere’s board chairman, said in a statement. “He brings a wealth of expertise and experiences to our Board, and we are fortunate to have him on the Anywhere Board.” 

Perry, who has 35 years of real estate industry experience, currently serves as the chairman and CEO of The Integral Group LLC, a real estate and community development and investment management firm he founded in 1993.

“I am honored to join the well-regarded Anywhere Board of Directors, and I look forward to working with my board colleagues and the Anywhere management team as the company embarks on its next chapter of transformation to achieve further success,” Perry said in a statement.

In addition to his roles at The Integral Group, Perry also served on the board of directors at Fannie Mae from 2008 until 2018, and held the appointment of board chairman from 2014 to 2018.

“Egbert brings substantial real estate expertise, including as an innovative champion for housing,” Ryan Schneider, Anywhere’s CEO and President, said in a statement. “I believe his deep experience will help Anywhere not only further simplify the real estate transaction for consumers but also create more equitable and sustainable access to homeownership for everyone.”