In the last year Joseph J. Murin and Brian Montgomery presided over the resurgence of government lending in the mortgage market. Now they want to help fix Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Murin, who resigned as the president of the Government National Mortgage Association last week, and Montgomery, who left the Federal Housing Administration in July, announced Tuesday that they have joined a Washington consulting firm. Formerly Capital Financial Solutions, the firm has been renamed Collingwood Group LLC.

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