John Dearie is Executive Vice President for Policy at the Financial Services Forum. He joined the Forum in January 2001.
The Financial Services Forum is an economic policy organization comprising the chief executive officers of 19 of the largest and most diversified financial institutions doing business in the United States.
Mr. Dearie spent nine years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the central bank of the United States, where he held positions in the Banking Studies, Foreign Exchange, and Policy and Analysis areas. He was appointed an Officer of the Bank in 1996. In addition to his regular duties, Mr. Dearie also served as a speechwriter for New York Fed presidents E. Gerald Corrigan and William J. McDonough.
Prior to joining the Forum, Mr. Dearie was Managing Director of the Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC), a not-for-profit, public-private partnership whose mission is to help build sound banking and financial systems in developing countries by structuring technical assistance and training missions staffed by financial sector professionals who serve as unpaid volunteers.
Mr. Dearie was educated at the University of Notre Dame and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is the author of two novels, and lives with his wife, daughter, and son in Great Falls, Virginia.
The Financial Services Forum is a non-partisan financial and economic policy organization comprising the CEOs of 19 of the largest and most diversified financial services institutions doing business in the United States.
The purpose of the Forum is to pursue policies that encourage savings and investment, promote an open and competitive global marketplace, and ensure the opportunity of people everywhere to participate fully and productively in the 21st-century global economy.