Jay Gallagher

Deputy Comptroller for Systemic Risk Identification Support and Specialty Supervision

Jay Gallagher is the Deputy Comptroller for Systemic Risk Identification Support and Specialty Supervision at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

In this role, Mr. Gallagher serves as a key advisor to the Committee on Bank Supervision and other OCC senior leaders, the Chief Operating Officer, and the Comptroller on supervisory program matters. He provides executive direction and sets goals and objectives for a portfolio of nationally-chartered trust banks and non-bank service providers, as well as the Lead Expert and Compliance Officer program supporting large and midsize bank supervision and systemic risk identification. Mr. Gallagher assumed this role in October 2019.

Throughout his career at the OCC, Mr. Gallagher has supervised banks of all sizes and complexity. In Midsize and Community Bank Supervision, he served as an asset management expert and was instrumental in the supervision of complex national trust banks. In Large Bank Supervision (LBS), he has served as team leader for asset management, mortgage, and retail credit and as LBS lead expert for asset management. Prior to joining the OCC, Mr. Gallagher also served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mr. Gallagher holds a bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania.