Martin J. Gruenberg is the 20th Chairman of the FDIC, receiving Senate confirmation on November 15, 2012 for a five-year term. Mr. Gruenberg served as Vice Chairman and Member of the FDIC Board of Directors from August 22, 2005 until his confirmation as Chairman. He served as Acting Chairman from July 9, 2011 to November 15, 2012, and also from November 16, 2005 to June 26, 2006.
Mr. Gruenberg joined the FDIC Board after broad congressional experience in the financial services and regulatory areas. He 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. Mr. Gruenberg advised the Senator on issues of domestic and international financial regulation, monetary policy and trade. He also served as Staff Director of the Banking Committee's Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary Policy from 1987 to 1992. Major legislation in which Mr. Gruenberg played an active role during his service on the Committee includes the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA); the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA); the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act; and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Mr. Gruenberg served as Chairman of the Executive Council and President of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) from November 2007 to November 2012.
Mr. Gruenberg holds a J.D. from Case Western Reserve Law School and an A.B. from Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Speeches & Testimony
|May 15, 2013
||Remarks by Martin Gruenberg, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to the Exchequer Club, Washington, DC
|March 22, 2013
||Remarks to the National Community Reinvestment Coalition 2013 Annual Conference; Washington, D.C.
|March 13, 2013
||Remarks to the 2013 ICBA National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada
|March 4, 2013
||Remarks to the Annual Washington Conference of the Institute of International Bankers in Washington, DC
|February 13, 2013
||Wall Street Reform: Oversight of Financial Stability and Consumer and Investor Protections; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate
|September 14, 2012
||Remarks to the American Banker Regulatory Symposium, Washington, DC
|June 19, 2012
||Examining Bank Supervision and Risk Management In Light of JPMorgan Chase's Trading Loss before the Committee on Financial Services, United States House of Representatives
|June 12, 2012
||Opening Statement, FDIC Board Meeting
|June 6, 2012
|| Implementing Wall Street Reform:
Enhancing Bank Supervision and Reducing Systemic Risk to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; U.S. Senate
|May 10, 2012
||Remarks to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Bank Structure Conference; Chicago, IL
|March 22, 2012
||International Harmonization of Wall Street Reform: Orderly Liquidation, Derivatives, and the Volcker Rule before the Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
|March 13, 2012
||Remarks to the Independent Community Bankers of America National Convention
|March 2, 2012
||Remarks to George Washington University Law School
|February 28, 2012
||Remarks for the Quarterly Banking Profile, Fourth Quarter of 2011
|February 16, 2012
||Remarks on the Future of Community Banking
|January 18, 2012
||Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule on Markets, Businesses, Investors and Job Creation before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and GSEs and the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit, Committee on Financial Services, United States House of Representatives