Thomas J. Curry

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Thomas J. Curry
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Comptroller of the Currency
Assumed office
April 9, 2012 (2012-04-09)
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Preceded by John C. Dugan
Personal details
Born (1957-01-09) January 9, 1957 (age 60)
Greenwich, Connecticut

Thomas J. Curry (born January 9, 1957) was sworn in as the 30th Comptroller of the Currency of the United States on April 9, 2012.[1] Prior to becoming Comptroller of the Currency, Curry served as a Director of the FDIC[2] since January 2004, and as the Chairman of the NeighborWorks America Board of Directors. He was born in Greenwich, Connecticut[3] and raised in Stamford, Connecticut.

Prior to joining the FDIC’s Board of Directors, Curry served as Commissioner of Banks for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1990 to 1991 and from 1995 to 2003. He served as Acting Commissioner from February 1994 to June 1995. Previously he served as First Deputy Commissioner and Assistant General Counsel within the Massachusetts Division of Banks. He entered state government in 1982 as an attorney with the Massachusetts’ Secretary of State’s Office.

Curry served as the Chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors from 2000 to 2001, and served two terms on the State Liaison Committee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, including a term as Committee chairman. On April 1, 2013, Mr. Curry was named Chairman of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) for a two-year term.[4]

He is a 1978[5] graduate of Manhattan College (summa cum laude), where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from the New England School of Law.[6]


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Government offices
Preceded by
John C. Dugan
Comptroller of the Currency
Succeeded by