Martin J. Gruenberg

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Martin J. Gruenberg
Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Assumed office
July 8, 2011
Acting: July 8, 2011 – November 15, 2012
President Barack Obama
Donald Trump
Deputy Thomas M. Hoenig
Preceded by Sheila Bair
In office
November 15, 2005 – June 26, 2006
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Donald Powell
Succeeded by Sheila Bair
Vice Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
In office
August 22, 2005 – November 15, 2012
Preceded by John M. Reich
Succeeded by Thomas M. Hoenig
Personal details
Born 1953 (age 63–64)
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Princeton University
Case Western Reserve University

Martin J. Gruenberg (born 1953) is the 20th Chairman of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).[1] He was appointed to the post for a five-year term by Barack Obama. His appointment was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 15, 2012.[1]

Gruenberg has served on the FDIC Board of Directors since August 22, 2005. He served as Acting Chairman from November 16, 2005, to June 26, 2006, and again from July 9, 2011, to November 15, 2012.

Before joining the FDIC Board, Gruenberg served as Senior Counsel to Senator Paul S. Sarbanes (D-MD) on the staff of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs from 1993 to 2005. He also served as Staff Director of the Banking Committee's Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary Policy from 1987 to 1992. Gruenberg served as Chairman of the Executive Council and President of the International Association of Deposit Insurers from November 2007 to November 2012.

Gruenberg holds a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and an A.B. from Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "FDIC: Board of Directors & Senior Executives". Retrieved 2012-12-26. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Donald Powell
Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Succeeded by
Sheila Bair
Preceded by
Sheila Bair
Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation