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Raymond Harold Lapin, American Mortgage banker. Recipient Outstanding Alumnus award University of Chicago, 1968, award for better communities and decent homes National Housing Conference, 1977; numerous awards from national mortgage banking, savings and loan, realtor and home builder associations for initiiating major changes in national secondary mrotgage market.


Lapin, Raymond Harold was born on February 13, 1919 in Inglewood, California, United States. Son of Morris and Sarah (Goldberg) Lapin.


Master of Business Administration in Finance, University of Chicago, 1954.


Assistant manager research department, Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, 1949-1954; founding president, chief Executive officer, Bankers Mortgage Company California (now Transam. Mortgage Company), 1954-1966; consultant, Transam. Corporation, 1966-1967; president, Federal National Mortgage Association, Washington, 1967-1968; director, Federal National Mortgage Association, Washington, 1976-1980; president, Chairman of the Board, private owned corporation Federal National Mortgage Association, 1968-1970; member current reporting series committee, Federal Reserve Board, 1951-1954; founding president, Government National Mortgage Association, 1968; president, Chairman of the Board, R.H. Lapin & Company Inc., from 1970.

Board directors San Francisco Development Fund, Securities Groups Money Fund, New York City. President San Francisco Municipal Railway Improvement Corporation, 1970-1974, American Savings & Loan Association Florida, L.B. Nelson Corporation, C.L. Assets (CNA). Honorary life member of advisory committee FNMA.


Commissioner Art Commission City and County San Francisco, 1964-1965, Public Utilities Commission City and County San Francisco, 1965-1966. Board directors Economic Development Agency California, 1966. Board directors, president San Francisco Housing Financial and Development Corporation, from 1980.

President real estate advisory committee University California, from 1980. Member White House Task Force Mortgage Finance, 1967-1968. Board directors Council for Civic Unity, 1962-1965, Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, 1964-1967, 70-76, San Francisco Planning and Urban Renewal Association, 1974-1977, National Housing Conference, from 1975.

President San Francisco Development Fund, 1970-1974. Captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Federal City Club, Georgetown Club (Washington), Stock Exchange Club, St. Francis Yacht Club (San Francisco), Lambda Alpha.


Married Mary Elizabeth Woodcock, January 3, 1950. 1 son, John Grattan.

Morris Lapin

Sarah (Goldberg) Lapin

Mary Elizabeth Woodcock