Mary M. Pfaff

Mary M. Pfaff is a Senior Policy Director at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors in Washington, D.C. In that role, she works with state regulator and industry users of the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) on regulatory and policy issues related to state coordination. She is also responsible for assisting in the development and management of SAFE Act-related regulatory issues. Prior to joining CSBS in May of 2009, she was the Director of State Government Relations at Freddie Mac where she was responsible for developing and representing Freddie Mac’s views and positions on legislative and regulatory initiatives to state officials and their staffs, and for leading corporate responses to state initiatives.In addition to her position at CSBS, Ms. Pfaff is editor and owner of the Monthly Mortgage Compliance Newsletter, a publication that reports on new state legislative and regulatory developments of interest to the mortgage banking industry. She is also co-author of Residential Mortgage Lending: State Regulation Manual published by West Group. Prior to coming to Freddie Mac in 1992, Ms. Pfaff was a Government Relations Liaison with a D.C. law firm specializing in mortgage banking issues and spent nine years as the MBA of America's State and Local MBA Liaison.