Tallman Johnson Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs

The Mortgage Bankers Association hired Tallman Johnson as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs, responsible for advocating on behalf of MBA’s legislative and policy priorities on Capitol Hill, with a primary focus on Republican members of the U.S. Senate.

“Tallman has a strong understanding of real estate finance issues, significant experience at the committee staff level, and a sterling reputation on Capitol Hill. Our members will be well served by his knowledge and familiarity of the legislative and public policy process,” said Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, MBA President and CEO.

“I have known and worked closely with Tallman for years, which is why I am so confident that his skill and proficiency with the issues impacting our industry will make him a strong member of our team,” said Bill Killmer, MBA Chief Lobbyist and Senior Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs.

Johnson joins MBA from Capitol Hill where he has spent the majority of his entire professional career. He previously served as a Professional Staff Member for the House Committee on Financial Services. Prior to that, he was a primary policy advisor to the Chairman of that panel’s Housing Subcommittee. Additionally, he has worked as a Senior Legislative Officer in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs with HUD.