Kevin J. Stiroh is Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and head of the Supervision Group, which is responsible for supervising a range of financial institutions in the Second District of the Federal Reserve System. Mr. Stiroh is a member of the Bank's Executive Committee and the Federal Reserve's Supervision Committee and Large Institution Supervision Coordinating Committee (LISCC).
Mr. Stiroh joined the Bank in March 1999 as an economist in the Research and Statistics Group and has held a range of positions in the Research and Statistics, Supervision, Markets, and Integrated Policy Analysis groups. Mr. Stiroh played a leadership role in the development and execution of supervisory stress testing programs including the Supervisory Capital Assessment Program (SCAP) and the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR); led work related to financial institution analysis, market monitoring, financial stability, and the discount window; and participated in international working groups on macroprudential supervision, collateral usage, and the reform of reference interest rates. Mr. Stiroh became head of the Supervision Group in October 2015.
Mr. Stiroh's academic research includes work on productivity and the sources of economic growth, the economic impact of information technology, and the efficiency and behavior of financial institutions. This research has been published in the American Economic Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Review of Economics and Statistics and other academic and business publications.
Mr. Stiroh holds a bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College in Economics and Psychology and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University in Economics.