Tim Mayopoulos, born on March 7, 1959, came from humble beginnings. His parents, Harry B. Mayopoulos and Eleanor Ida (Raifsnider) Mayopoulos, were a union organizer and part-time Sears store employee, respectively. However, Mayopoulos' academic and professional achievements would later prove to be exceptional.
Mayopoulos graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from Cornell University in 1980. He then earned his juris doctor from the New York University School of Law in 1984. Following law school, Mayopoulos clerked for the Honorable William C. Conner of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York from 1984 to 1986.
After his clerkship, Mayopoulos worked for the law firm Davis Polk & Wardell from 1986 to 1994. He then went on to serve on the Whitewater investigation as part of the Office of the Independent Counsel from 1994 to 1996.
Mayopoulos' career took a significant turn when he joined the mortgage giant Fannie Mae in 2009. He served as the General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, overseeing the legal and human resources departments. In 2012, he became the CEO of Fannie Mae and led the company through significant changes, including a government bailout and the implementation of new policies.
Tim Mayopoulos Wife: Meet Amy Lefkof
Tim Mayopoulos was married to his wife Amy Lefkof but divorced due to unresolved issues surrounding their marriage.