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2009 Annual Report

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VI. Appendices

B. More About the FDIC

Corporate Staffing

Staffing Trends 2000–2009
Staffing Trends 2000-2009 d

Note: In 2008, the Corporation adopted the Full-Time Equivalent methodology reflective of an employee's scheduled work hours. Prior to 2008, staffing totals reflect total employees on board.

Number of Employees by Division/Office 2008-2009 (Year-End)1
  Total Washington Regional/Field
  2009 2008 2009 2008 2009 2008
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection 3,168 2,733 222 207 2,946 2,526
Division of Resolutions and Receiverships 1,158 391 78 60 1,080 331
Legal Division 625 472 302 275 323 197
Division of Administration 373 316 217 209 156 107
Corporate University 350 240 52 47 298 193
Division of Information Technology 298 283 227 221 71 62
Division of Insurance and Research 193 182 150 145 43 36
Division of Finance 155 159 145 148 10 11
Office of Inspector General 120 111 84 81 36 30
Executive Offices2 53 48 53 48 0 0
Office of Diversity and Economic Opportunity 29 31 29 31 0 0
Office of the Ombudsman 22 11 11 8 11 3
Office of Enterprise Risk Management 13 12 13 12 0 0
Total 6,557 4,988 1,584 1,493 4,973 3,496
1 The FDIC reports staffing totals using a Full-Time Equivalent methodology, which is based on an employee's scheduled work hours. Totals may not foot due to rounding. back
2 Includes the Offices of the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Director (Appointive), Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer, Legislative Affairs, Public Affairs, International Affairs, and External Affairs.

Sources of Information

FDIC Web Site

A wide range of banking, consumer and financial information is available on the FDIC's web site. This includes the FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (EDIE), which estimates an individual's deposit insurance coverage; the Institution Directory—financial profiles of FDIC-insured institutions; Community Reinvestment Act evaluations and ratings for institutions supervised by the FDIC; Call Reports—banks' reports of condition and income; and Money Smart, a training program to help individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their money management skills and create positive banking relationships. Readers also can access a variety of consumer pamphlets, FDIC press releases, speeches, and other updates on the agency's activities, as well as corporate databases and customized reports of FDIC and banking industry information.

FDIC Call Center

Phone: 877-275-3342 (877-ASK-FDIC)

Hearing Impaired: 800-925-4618 (Toll Free),
703-562-2289 (Local)

The FDIC Call Center in Washington, DC, is the primary telephone point of contact for general questions from the banking community, the public, and FDIC employees. The Call Center directly, or in concert with other FDIC subject-matter experts, responds to questions about deposit insurance and other consumer issues and concerns, as well as questions about FDIC programs and activities. The Call Center also makes referrals to other federal and state agencies as needed. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday–Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday–Sunday. Recorded information about deposit insurance and other topics is available 24 hours a day at the same telephone number.

As a customer service, the FDIC Call Center has many bilingual Spanish agents on staff and has access to a translation service able to assist with over 40 different languages.

Public Information Center

3501 Fairfax Drive
Room E-1021
Arlington, VA 22226

Phone: 877-275-3342 (877-ASK-FDIC),
or 703-562-2200
Fax: 703-562-2296

FDIC publications, press releases, speeches and congressional testimony, directives to financial institutions, policy manuals, and other documents are available on request or by subscription through the Public Information Center. These documents include the Quarterly Banking Profile, FDIC Consumer News, and a variety of deposit insurance and consumer pamphlets.

Office of the Ombudsman

3501 Fairfax Drive
Room E-2022
Arlington, VA 22226

Phone: 877-275-3342 (877-ASK-FDIC)
Fax: 703-562-6057

The Office of the Ombudsman (OO) is an independent, neutral, and confidential resource and liaison for the banking industry and the general public. The OO responds to inquiries about the FDIC in a fair, impartial, and timely manner. It researches questions and complaints primarily from bankers. The OO also recommends ways to improve FDIC operations, regulations, and customer service.

Last Updated 07/08/2010

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