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Freddie Mac exec found dead at home

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A top Freddie Mac executive who'd worked at the company since 1992 was found dead at his home in Reston, Va., today, the victim of an apparent suicide. David Brian Kellermann, 41, who became acting chief financial officer in September when Freddie Mac was placed in government conservatorship, leaves behind a wife and daughter. "The Freddie Mac family is truly saddened by the news this morning of David Kellermann’s death," said the company's interim CEO, John Koskinen, in a statement. "We extend our deepest condolences to David’s family and loved ones for this terrible personal tragedy." According to a company bio on Freddie Mac's Web site, Kellermann had been with Freddie Mac for more than 16 years, beginning as a financial analyst and auditor. He then worked for several years in the company's securities sales and trading unit, and held positions in the company's capital markets division. Before he was named acting CFO, Kellermann was vice president o...