The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
The New York Fed conducts CRA exams of Second District member banks. The written evaluations and the banks' CRA ratings are made public. Read recent CRA public evaluations and find out which banks are scheduled for an upcoming CRA exam here.
Evaluations are based on lending, investment and service tests; for most banks, the lending test is weighted most heavily in determining the overall rating.
Mizuho Bank (USA)
February 3, 2014
June 30, 2014
19 pages / 5.59 mb
Solvay Bank (USA)
April 28, 2014
September 15, 2014
21 pages / 4.99 mb
*A copy of the public section of the most recent CRA performance evaluation must be placed in a bank's public file within 30 business days after its receipt from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.