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.
Fields of interest Financial services, housing, economic development
Javier Silva is a community affairs analyst. He focuses on analysis related to community and economic development issues. Mr. Silva also serves as a liaison to the community.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2006, Mr. Silva was a senior research and policy associate at Demos: Network for Ideas and Action and a fellow at La Fondita de Jesus in Santurce. Mr. Silva holds a master's in public policy from Georgetown University and a bachelors from Western Connecticut State University.