Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (informally referred to as the San Francisco Fed) is the federal bank for the twelfth district in the United States. The twelfth district is made up of nine western statesAlaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington—plus the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and Guam. The San Francisco Fed has branch offices in Los Angeles, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Seattle. It also has a cash processing center in Phoenix.

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Federal Reserve Seal

Headquarters101 Market Street
San Francisco, California, USA
EstablishedMay 18, 1914 (107 years ago) (1914-05-18)
PresidentMary C. Daly
Central bank of
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is one of 12 regional banks that make up the Federal Reserve System

The twelfth district is the nation's largest by area and population, covering 1.3 million sq mi (3.4 million km2), or 36% of the nation's area, and 60 million people. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is the second-largest by assets held, after New York.[1] In 2004 the San Francisco Fed processed 20.8 billion currency notes and 1.5 billion commercial checks.[citation needed]

The Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco has one of the largest collections of US paper money in the United States, which is displayed in the American Currency Exhibit.[citation needed]

Mary C. Daly serves as the President and CEO as of October 1, 2018.[2] Notable former Presidents include John C. Williams (2011-2018), who now holds the same role at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York[3] and is Vice Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee,[4] as well as Janet Yellen (2004-2010), who held the role of Chair of the Board of Governors from 2014-2018.[5]