NMI Holdings Inc.: National MI’s Michael Dirrane Appointed by Massachusetts Governor Baker as Chairman of MassHousing

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI), a subsidiary of NMI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMIH), announced that Michael J. Dirrane, senior managing director and chief sales officer, has been appointed chairman of MassHousing, a Boston-based affordable housing agency. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker made the appointment.

First named to the MassHousing board in 1993, Dirrane is the longest-serving board member in the agency's 49-year history, and has served on the governing body for nearly half of the time the agency has been in existence. He previously served as chairman from 1995 to 2009.

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"We are pleased that Mike has again received this recognition," said Bradley Shuster, CEO of National MI. "His deep mortgage industry knowledge and leadership abilities have been assets to MassHousing-just as they are to National MI as we continue to expand."

"It is a great honor to be asked by Governor Baker to once again lead one of the top housing agencies in the country," Dirrane said. "I remain enthusiastic about the agency's mission, as affordable housing programs play an important role in the housing market."

About National MI

National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI), a subsidiary of NMI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMIH), is a U.S.-based, private mortgage insurance company enabling low down payment borrowers to realize home ownership while protecting lenders and investors against losses related to a borrower's default. To learn more, please visit www.nationalmi.com

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