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Ronald A. Rosenfeld

Ronald A. Rosenfeld serves as a Director of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. and its bank subsidiary, Flagstar Bank, N.A. He joined the Company’s board in January 2012. In addition, he is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance, Risk Assessment, and Board Credit Committees.

Mr. Rosenfeld’s areas of expertise include housing and development, corporate finance, and investment banking. In 2004, he was appointed Chairman of the Federal Housing Finance Board by President George Bush, with the unanimous approval of the U.S. Senate; he served in that position from 2005 through 2008. From 2001 through 2004, he was President of the Government National Mortgage Association, which was his first presidential appointment.

In addition to serving three years as Secretary of Commerce for the State of Oklahoma, Mr. Rosenfeld previously served one year as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporate Finance at the U.S. Treasury Department. Before joining the Treasury Department, he spent three years at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he successively served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Single-Family Housing, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multi-Family Housing, and General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing Federal Housing Commissioner.

Prior to his career in public service, Mr. Rosenfeld was an executive with Prescott, Ball & Turben, Inc., an investment banking firm in Cleveland, Ohio, and with Zappala & Company, an investment banking firm in Pittsburgh, PA. Previously, Mr. Rosenfeld was president of a company that developed and managed more than 10,000 apartment units in a six-state region.

A graduate of Harvard Law School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Rosenfeld also lends his expertise to several not-for-profit organizations in the housing, education, and cultural arenas. As a former member on the Housing Commission of the Bi-Partisan Policy Center, Mr. Rosenfeld is a Trustee of Howard University.