Thomas J. Curry was sworn in as the 30th Comptroller of the Currency on April 9, 2012. The Comptroller of the Currency is the administrator of national banks and chief officer of the Office OCC. The OCC supervises more than 2,000 national banks and federal savings associations and about 50 federal branches and agencies of foreign banks in the United States. These institutions comprise nearly two-thirds of the assets of the commercial banking system. The comptroller also is a director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and NeighborWorks® America.
Prior to becoming Comptroller of the Currency, Mr. Curry served as a director of the FDIC since January 2004, and as the chairman of the NeighborWorks® America Board of Directors. Prior to joining the FDIC’s Board of Directors, Mr. Curry served five Massachusetts Governors as the Commonwealth's Commissioner of Banks from 1990 to 1991 and from 1995 to 2003. He served as acting commissioner from February 1994 to June 1995. He previously 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.