On March 17, 2016, Thomas C. Baxter, general counsel and executive vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, announced his decision to retire from the New York Fed in September, 2016, after 36 years of service. Mr. Baxter also serves on the New York Fed’s Management Committee and as deputy general counsel for the Federal Open Market Committee. Mr. Baxter will step down in June, but will continue to advise the New York Fed president and assist in the legal group’s transition until September. The New York Fed will immediately begin the search for Mr. Baxter’s successor.

The New York Fed press release is available at: https://www.newyorkfed.org/newsevents/news/aboutthefed/2016/oa160317.