Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions

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The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions is an official in the United States Department of the Treasury who is the head of the Office of Financial Institutions. The office has been held by Cyrus Amir-Mokri since 1 November 2011.

According to U.S. statute, there are ten Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury appointed by the President of the United States with the advice and consent of the United States Senate.[1] The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions reports to the Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance, who in turn reports to the United States Secretary of the Treasury and the United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.

List of Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury for Financial Institutions (Incomplete)[edit]

Name Assumed Office Left Office President Appointed By Secretary Served Under
Richard S. Carnell[2] 1993 1999 Bill Clinton Lloyd Bentsen, Robert Rubin
Gregory Baer[3] 1999 2001 Bill Clinton Robert Rubin, Larry Summers
Sheila Bair[4] 2001 2002 George W. Bush Paul O'Neill
Wayne A. Abernathy[5] 2003 2005 George W. Bush John W. Snow
Emil Henry[6] 2005 2007 George W. Bush John W. Snow, Henry Paulson
David Nason[6] March 2007 March 2009 George W. Bush Henry Paulson
Michael Barr[7] May 2009 January 2010 Barack Obama Timothy Geithner
Cyrus Amir-Mokri November 2011 April 2014 Barack Obama Timothy Geithner

References[edit]

  1. ^ 31 U.S.C. § 301(e)
  2. ^ Profile from Fordham University
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Jim Puzzanghera "FDIC Chief in Tune with Democrats", Los Angeles Times, Nov. 18, 2008
  5. ^ Profile from the Washington Association of Money Managers
  6. ^ a b Profile from BusinessWeek
  7. ^ Profile from WhoRunsGov Archived July 3, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.