Kenneth J. Bacon
Former Executive Officer, Fannie Mae
Director of Ally since February 2015. Mr. Bacon is the co-founder and a partner of RailField Realty Partners, a real estate asset management and private-equity firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. Prior to this, he held a number of leadership positions at Fannie Mae, most recently as Executive Vice President of the multi-family mortgage business. He retired from Fannie Mae in 2012 following a 19-year career. Mr. Bacon also held executive positions at Resolution Trust Corporation, Morgan Stanley & Company, Inc., and Kidder Peabody & Co. He currently serves on the public-company boards of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc., Comcast Corporation, and Welltower, Inc., and on the advisory board of Dominium Management, a privately held housing development and management company. He previously served as a director of Bentall Kennedy L.P. until its acquisition by Sun Life Financial of Canada in 2015 and as a director of Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. until its acquisition by Brookfield in 2018. Mr. Bacon earned a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, a master’s degree in international relations from the London School of Economics, and a master’s degree from Harvard Business School.