Amias Gerety nominated for Treasury's asst. sec. of FIs

February 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (2/27/15)--President Barack Obama has announced the nomination of Amias Gerety to the position of assistant secretary for financial institutions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Gerety served as acting secretary following the resignation of Cyrus Amir-Morki in April 2014 to November 2014.

The position is responsible for developing and coordinating the Treasury's policies on issues affecting financial institutions.

Gerety currently serves as a counselor in the Treasury's Office of Domestic Finance, a position he has held since June 2014. From 2011 to 2014, he was the deputy assistant secretary for Financial Stability Oversight Council at Treasury.  He also was a senior adviser in the Office of Financial Institutions at Treasury from 2009 to 2010.