Douglas M. Bibby is an experienced executive whose career has spanned senior leadership positions in communications, mortgage finance, and residential real estate. He most recently retired from the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) where he served as president for over 21 years. During his tenure at NMHC, Bibby led the team representing over 1,600 member firms in the $3 trillion multifamily housing sector.
In recognition of his service to the multifamily industry, Mr. Bibby was elected to the Multifamily Executive publication’s Hall of Fame in 2019 and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Multi Housing News.
Prior to joining NMHC, Mr. Bibby spent 16 years as a senior officer of Fannie Mae, where he served on the company’s Management Committee throughout his tenure. He was part of the top management team that is credited with the remarkable turnaround at Fannie Mae in the book Good to Great.
Mr. Bibby began his career with the worldwide communications firm J. Walter Thompson where he served a variety of clients both domestically and internationally over his 12-year career with the company. At the time of his departure from J. Walter Thompson, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the firm’s Washington, D.C. operations. Mr. Bibby has been active in the non-profit community of Washington, D.C. for the past 35 years.
Mr. Bibby graduated from Denison University with a B.A. degree and was honored with the university’s Alumni Citation Award in 2004. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin.