Full Name
Bill Killmer
Job Title
Senior Vice President, Legislative and Political Affairs
Company Name
Mortgage Bankers Association
Speaker Bio
Bill Killmer is Senior Vice President for Legislative and Political Affairs at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). A veteran of over thirty years in the housing arena, Bill is responsible for managing the real estate finance industry’s legislative, grassroots, and political fundraising activities in close coordination with the MBA member leadership and its public policy and lobbying teams. Under his leadership, MBA’s political fundraising and grassroots participation have tripled and doubled, respectively.

Previously named Top Lobbyist by Hill and CEO Update, Killmer joined MBA in July 2010, after nearly twenty years in the policy space at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). During his NAHB tenure, Killmer served as the association's Chief Lobbyist and, more recently, as Executive Vice President for Advocacy, managing all aspects of the group's public policy outreach.

He previously served as a Senior Legislative Officer for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor during the George H.W. Bush administration. Killmer holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in Finance from Baylor University.
Bill Killmer