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Martin J. Gruenberg

Chairman (Acting)
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Last Updated: May 24, 2022
Martin J. Gruenberg

Martin J. Gruenberg has been the Acting Chairman of the FDIC Board of Directors since February 5, 2022. Since mid-2018, he has served as a member of the FDIC Board. Prior to that time, Mr. Gruenberg also served as 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 2005, until his confirmation as Chairman. He served as Acting Chairman from July 2011 to November 2012, and also from November 2005 to June 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. He also served as Staff Director of the Banking Committee's Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary Policy from 1987 to 1992.

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.

In addition, Mr. Gruenberg served as Chairman of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council from April 2017 to June 2018.

Since June 2019, Mr. Gruenberg has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NeighborWorks America), and he has been a member of the Board since April 2018.

Beginning February 15, 2022, Mr. Gruenberg assumed the role of Chairman of the Resolution Steering Group (ReSG) of the Financial Stability Board.

Mr. Gruenberg holds a J.D. from Case Western Reserve Law School and an A.B. from Princeton University, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

Speeches & Testimony

May 24, 2022 Remarks by FDIC Acting Chairman Martin Gruenberg on First Quarter 2022 Quarterly Banking Profile
May 17, 2022 Statement by FDIC Acting Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg on the Passing of CSBS President & CEO John W. Ryan
May 17, 2022 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Acting Chairman, FDIC Board of Directors Final Rule on False Advertising, Misrepresentation of Insured Status, and Misuse of the FDIC’s Name or Logo
May 5, 2022 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Acting Chairman, FDIC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Community Reinvestment Act Regulations
March 30, 2022 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Acting Chairman, FDIC Board of Directors On the Request for Comment on the Statement of Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management for Large Financial Institutions
March 25, 2022 Statement by FDIC Acting Chairman Gruenberg on the Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity (PAVE) Task Force Report
March 1, 2022 Remarks by FDIC Acting Chairman Martin Gruenberg on Fourth Quarter 2021 Quarterly Banking Profile

December 14, 2021 Statement by FDIC Board Member Martin J. Gruenberg on Restoration Plan Semiannual Update
December 14, 2021 Statement by FDIC Board Member Martin J. Gruenberg on FDIC 2022 Operating Budget
December 9, 2021 Joint Statement of Martin J. Gruenberg and Rohit Chopra, Members, FDIC Board of Directors; Request for Public Comment on the Bank Merger Act
June 15, 2021 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors: FDIC Deposit Insurance Fund Restoration Plan: Semiannual Update
January 19, 2021 Statement by FDIC Board Member Martin J. Gruenberg on the Guidelines for Appeals of Material Supervisory Determinations

December 18, 2020 Remarks by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, The Financial Stability Risks of Climate Change at the Center for American Progress
December 15, 2020 Statement by FDIC Board Member Martin J. Gruenberg on the 2021 FDIC Operating Budget at the FDIC Board Meeting
December 15, 2020 Statement by FDIC Board Member Martin J. Gruenberg on the Final Rule: Parent Companies of Industrial Banks and Industrial Loan Companies at the FDIC Board Meeting
December 15, 2020 Statement by FDIC Board Member Martin J. Gruenberg on the Final Rule: Brokered Deposits and Interest Rate Restrictions at the FDIC Board Meeting
October 20, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors on the Final Rule: Regulatory Capital Treatment for Investments in Certain Unsecured Debt Instruments of Global Systemically Important U.S. Bank Holding Companies
October 20, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors on the Final Rule: Net Stable Funding Ratio
September 15, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors on the FDIC Deposit Insurance Fund Restoration Plan
August 21, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors Regulatory Capital Rule: Eligible Retained Income
July 24, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors Final Rule: Incorporation of Existing Statement of Policy Regarding Requests for Participation in the Affairs of an Insured Depository Institution by Convicted Individuals
June 25, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors Final Rule on Federal Interest Rate Authority
June 25, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors Final Rule: Volcker Rule Prohibition on Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds
June 25, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors Final Rule: Margin and Capital Requirements for Covered Swap Entities
May 15, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors; on the Interim Final Rule: Temporary Exclusion of U.S. Treasury Securities and Deposits at Federal Reserve Banks from the Supplementary Leverage Ratio
March 18, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors; Application for Federal Deposit Insurance: Square Financial Services, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah
March 18, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors; Deposit Insurance Application: Nelnet Bank (In Organization)
March 17, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Parent Companies of Industrial Banks and Industrial Loan Companies
January 30, 2020 Statement by Martin J. Gruenberg, Member, FDIC Board of Directors; Final Rule: Amendment to Securitization Safe Harbor Rule


For additional speeches and testimony from Director Gruenberg, please visit the FDIC Speech Archive.