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Name: Curry, Thomas
Current Position: Previous Comptroller

Thomas J. Curry took office on January 12, 2004, as a member of the board of directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for a six-year term. On July 1, 2011, President Barck Obama nominated Curry to be comptroller of the currency. He was finally confirmed by the Senate almost nine months later, on March 29, 2012.


Curry is a graduate of Manhattan College (summa cum laude) as an elected member to Phi Beta Kappa and earned his law degree from the New England School of Law.

He entered state government in 1982 as an attorney with the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s Office. He joined the Commonwealth’s Division of Banks in 1986.
From 1987 to 1994, he served as first deputy commissioner of the Commonwealth’s Commissioner of Banks, and as acting commissioner from February 1994 to June 1995. From 1995-2003, he held the position of Commissioner of Banks.
Curry also served as chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors from 2000 to 2001 and as a member of the State Liaison Committee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council from 1996 to 2003.
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