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 Louis Scalza


Louis Scalza, acting Deputy Director

Division of Bank Regulation (DBR)

As head of FHFA’s Division of Bank Regulation, Scalza oversees all activities related to the regulation and supervision of the nation’s Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks). Scalza has served in various capacities at FHFA since 2004, including as Associate Director of examinations for the FHLBanks, Associate Director for Policy and Program Development for the FHLBanks, and Associate Director of FHFA’s Office of Quality Assurance. 

Scalza is a career bank supervisor, serving in a variety of bank supervisory roles. He spent the first seven years of his career at the FDIC as a community bank examiner in New Jersey. He then transferred to FDIC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., where he spent seven years conducting offsite supervision of internationally active banks – covering both U.S. banks that loaned funds abroad and foreign banks that had FDIC-insured U.S. operations. In 2004, he accepted a position as senior bank examiner at the Federal Housing Finance Board (predecessor to FHFA) and served for three years as examiner-in-charge of one of the FHLBanks.  

Scalza graduated with honors from Rutgers University and School of Business with a B.S. in Finance in 1990. He completed the Stonier Graduate School of Banking in 2009. He holds the following designations:  Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Certified Investments and Derivatives Auditor (CIDA), and Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP). He is a commissioned bank examiner.

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