Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance

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Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance
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Incumbent
Nellie Liang

since July 22, 2021[1]
Department of the Treasury
StyleThe Honorable
Reports toSecretary of the Treasury
Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
NominatorPresident of the United States
Salary$183,300 (2021)
WebsiteOfficial website

The Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance is a high-ranking position within United States Department of the Treasury that reports to, advises, and assists the Secretary of the Treasury and the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.[2] The under secretary leads the department's policy on the issues of domestic finance, fiscal policy, fiscal operations, government assets, government liabilities, and other related economic and fiscal matters.[3]

Under Secretary Mary J. Miller announced she was stepping down from the position on June 12, 2014, and the position was officially vacant until July 2021.[4][5]

Matthew Rutherford served as acting Under Secretary until January 30, 2015.[6] President Barack Obama nominated Antonio Weiss for the position on November 13, 2014.[7] Weiss was never confirmed by the Senate, and withdrew his nomination on January 12, 2015.[8] On April 22, 2021 President Joe Biden nominated economist Nellie Liang for Senate confirmation in the position.[9] Liang was confirmed by the Senate on July 14, 2021.[10]

Overview[edit]

The Under Secretary has oversight of the following:

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List of Under Secretaries of the Treasury for Domestic Finance (Incomplete)[edit]

Name Assumed office Left office President appointed by Secretary served under
Robert R. Glauber[11] 1989 1992 George H.W. Bush Nicholas F. Brady
Jerome Powell April 7, 1992 January 20, 1993
Frank N. Newman[12] November 5, 1993[13] September 28, 1994 Bill Clinton Lloyd Bentsen
John D. Hawke, Jr.[14] April 1995 December 8, 1998 Robert Rubin
Gary Gensler[15] April 1999 January 20, 2001 Lawrence Summers

Peter R. Fisher[16]
2001 2004 George W. Bush Paul O'Neill
John W. Snow
Brian C. Roseboro[17] 2004 2005
Randal Quarles[18] August 8, 2005 October 13, 2006
Henry Paulson
Robert K. Steel[19] October 10, 2006 July 9, 2008
Anthony Ryan (Acting)[20] July 2008 2009
Michael Barr (Acting)[21] May 2009 March 27, 2010 Barack Obama Timothy Geithner
Jeffrey A. Goldstein[22] March 27, 2010 August 2011
Mary J. Miller[23] March 2012 September 2014
Matthew S. Rutherford (Acting) September 2014 February 2015 Jack Lew
Nellie Liang July 22, 2021 Incumbent Joe Biden Janet Yellen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davidson, Kate (15 July 2021). "Senate Confirms Nellie Liang to Top Treasury Post for Managing U.S. Debt". Wall Street Journal.
  2. ^ a b ""U.S. Treasury - Duties & Functions of the Under Secretary of Domestic Finance"". Archived from the original on February 15, 2006. Retrieved September 9, 2006.
  3. ^ ""U.S. Treasury - Biography of Robert Steel, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance"". Archived from the original on October 10, 2006. Retrieved September 9, 2006.
  4. ^ Solomon, Deborah (12 June 2014). "Treasury's Mary Miller to Step Down". Wall Street Journal.
  5. ^ Davidson, Kate (15 July 2021). "Senate Confirms Nellie Liang to Top Treasury Post for Managing U.S. Debt". Wall Street Journal.
  6. ^ "Treasury official among those eyed for regional U.S. Fed openings". February 2015.
  7. ^ Barrett, Claer (13 November 2014). "Lazard's Antonio Weiss set to join US Treasury". Financial Times.
  8. ^ "Warren wins on Weiss nomination".
  9. ^ "Nominations Sent to the Senate". The White House. 22 April 2021. Retrieved 4 July 2021.
  10. ^ Davidson, Kate (15 July 2021). "Senate Confirms Nellie Liang to Top Treasury Post for Managing U.S. Debt". Wall Street Journal.
  11. ^ "Annual Robert Glauber Lecture".
  12. ^ NNDB Profile
  13. ^ "PN121 — Frank N. Newman — Department of the Treasury". www.congress.gov. 11 May 1993. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  14. ^ ""d22my7"". Archived from the original on November 19, 2004. Retrieved September 21, 2007.
  15. ^ ""PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES GARY GENSLER AS UNDER SECRETARY FOR DOMESTIC FINANCE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY"". Retrieved September 21, 2007.
  16. ^ ""Nasdaq MarketSite Event - Peter R. Fisher, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance - 03/13/2003"". Retrieved September 21, 2007.
  17. ^ ""U.S. Treasury - Biography of Brian C. Roseboro, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance"". Archived from the original on December 30, 2004. Retrieved September 21, 2007.
  18. ^ ""U.S. Treasury - Biography of Randal K. Quarles, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance"". Archived from the original on September 17, 2006. Retrieved September 9, 2006.
  19. ^ Office Profile from PrunesOnline
  20. ^ Office Profile from PrunesOnline
  21. ^ Office Profile from PrunesOnline
  22. ^ Office Profile from PrunesOnline
  23. ^ Office Profile from PrunesOnline