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Ron J. Feldman

Executive Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor


Ron Feldman is executive vice president and senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He is the senior officer for Supervision, Regulation and Credit, where he oversees the consumer and safety and soundness supervision of about 75 state member banks and about 500 bank holding companies. He is also responsible for the Bank’s lending to Ninth District depository institutions and managing the resulting credit risk. Feldman holds a variety of Federal Reserve System supervisory leadership roles.  For example, he co-leads the group overseeing the System’s supervision of banks having under $10 billion in assets.  He also manages the System’s validation of Federal Reserve stress testing models.

Feldman is also a primary adviser on monetary policy to the Bank president. He helps oversee the Federal Reserve’s monitoring of financial system stability and identification of risks to stability.

Feldman joined the bank in 1995 in the Supervision department. He became an officer of the bank in 1999, a managing officer in 2004, senior vice president in 2008 and executive vice president in 2013. In addition to assuming increasing responsibilities in the supervisory arena, he previously ran the Financial Services Support Office, which assists in the oversight of the Federal Reserve’s financial services.

Feldman has published research on a wide array of banking and financial topics. He is the co-author of Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts, published by the Brookings Institution (2004).

He has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and an M.P.A. from Syracuse University.

March 2015


Recent Minneapolis Fed Work

Independent Reviews
March 2017 - Banking in the Ninth

Advantages of Partnering with States in Supervising Banks
December 2016 - Banking in the Ninth

The Minneapolis Fed’s Too Big to Fail Initiative: The Link to Community Banks
October 2016 - Banking in the Ninth

Keeping our eye on the (high risk) ball
June 2016 - Banking in the Ninth

Market Threats to and Resilience of Community Banks
December 2015 - Banking in the Ninth

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