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June 22, 1989
James E. Gilleran of San Francisco, a certified public accountant, has been appointed state superintendent of banks by Gov. George Deukmejian. A Republican, Gilleran, 56, is the president of Commonwealth Inc., a position he has held since 1987. Gilleran replaces Howard Gould in the top state banking post. Gould retired to return to the private sector. The post pays $90,526 a year and requires Senate confirmation.
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BUSINESS
July 4, 2001 | From Reuters
President Bush will nominate California banker James Gilleran to be director of the Office of Thrift Supervision, which regulates the U.S. savings and loan industry, the White House said Tuesday. Gilleran, who was chairman and chief executive of the Bank of San Francisco from 1994 until it was sold in December, will take over from the agency's current director, Ellen Seidman, who announced her resignation Tuesday.
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BUSINESS
June 23, 1989 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ
James E. Gilleran, a veteran accountant, has been appointed as the state's new superintendent of banks by Gov. George Deukmejian. He replaces Howard Gould, who resigned earlier this year to go into private business. Gilleran, 56, was managing partner of the San Francisco office of Peat, Marwick, Main & Co. until his retirement in 1987. He specialized in audits of banks during 30 years with the accounting firm in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Since leaving Peat Marwick, Gilleran has been president of the Commonwealth Group, a small corporate consulting firm in San Francisco.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1993 | GREGORY CROUCH and MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The son of Mission Viejo Co. President James Gilleran was treated like a VIP at the Santa Margarita Water District and wasn't subject to ordinary shut-off provisions when he didn't pay his water bill, according to documents obtained by The Times. Billing records and an internal district memorandum indicate that Michael P. Lord, assistant general manager who is now suspended, ordered the district's customer service representatives not to turn off the service of James E.
BUSINESS
April 24, 1992 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT and JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James E. Gilleran, California's superintendent of banks since 1989, has emerged as the Bush Administration's leading candidate for comptroller of the currency, government and industry sources said Thursday. Gilleran would be a popular choice among California bankers, who may need a sympathetic ear among federal regulators if the state's real estate market continues to weaken.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Bank Regulator Reports Confirmed: The White House is acknowledging publicly that James E. Gilleran, California's bank superintendent since 1989, is President Bush's leading candidate to be the next comptroller of the currency. Reports that Gilleran was the Administration's choice for the job, which involves supervising the nation's biggest banks, surfaced earlier in the week. Gilleran would succeed Robert L. Clarke, whose nomination for a second term was rejected by the Senate.
BUSINESS
May 22, 1992 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James E. Gilleran, California's superintendent of banks, was nominated Thursday by President Bush to serve as comptroller of the currency, chief regulator of the 3,900 federally chartered banks. If confirmed, he would succeed Robert Clarke, who resigned earlier this year after the Senate Finance Committee rejected him for a second five-year term.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1993 | GREGORY CROUCH and MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The son of Mission Viejo Co. President James Gilleran was treated like a VIP at the Santa Margarita Water District and wasn't subject to ordinary shut-off provisions when he didn't pay his water bill, according to documents obtained by The Times. Billing records and an internal district memorandum indicate that Michael P. Lord, assistant general manager who is now suspended, ordered the district's customer service representatives not to turn off the service of James E.
BUSINESS
July 4, 2001 | From Reuters
President Bush will nominate California banker James Gilleran to be director of the Office of Thrift Supervision, which regulates the U.S. savings and loan industry, the White House said Tuesday. Gilleran, who was chairman and chief executive of the Bank of San Francisco from 1994 until it was sold in December, will take over from the agency's current director, Ellen Seidman, who announced her resignation Tuesday.
NEWS
August 31, 1992 | From The Times' Washington staff
NO RUSH: It appears a void will remain in the top ranks of the nation's financial regulators until after the November election, and one of those hung up by the intrusion of partisan politics is James Gilleran, the California banking superintendent. . . . Gilleran's nomination by the Bush Administration to become comptroller of the currency is pending before the Senate Banking Committee. But the panel's chairman, Democrat Donald W. Riegle Jr.
NEWS
August 31, 1992 | From The Times' Washington staff
NO RUSH: It appears a void will remain in the top ranks of the nation's financial regulators until after the November election, and one of those hung up by the intrusion of partisan politics is James Gilleran, the California banking superintendent. . . . Gilleran's nomination by the Bush Administration to become comptroller of the currency is pending before the Senate Banking Committee. But the panel's chairman, Democrat Donald W. Riegle Jr.
BUSINESS
May 22, 1992 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James E. Gilleran, California's superintendent of banks, was nominated Thursday by President Bush to serve as comptroller of the currency, chief regulator of the 3,900 federally chartered banks. If confirmed, he would succeed Robert Clarke, who resigned earlier this year after the Senate Finance Committee rejected him for a second five-year term.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Bank Regulator Reports Confirmed: The White House is acknowledging publicly that James E. Gilleran, California's bank superintendent since 1989, is President Bush's leading candidate to be the next comptroller of the currency. Reports that Gilleran was the Administration's choice for the job, which involves supervising the nation's biggest banks, surfaced earlier in the week. Gilleran would succeed Robert L. Clarke, whose nomination for a second term was rejected by the Senate.
BUSINESS
April 24, 1992 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT and JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James E. Gilleran, California's superintendent of banks since 1989, has emerged as the Bush Administration's leading candidate for comptroller of the currency, government and industry sources said Thursday. Gilleran would be a popular choice among California bankers, who may need a sympathetic ear among federal regulators if the state's real estate market continues to weaken.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1989 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ
James E. Gilleran, a veteran accountant, has been appointed as the state's new superintendent of banks by Gov. George Deukmejian. He replaces Howard Gould, who resigned earlier this year to go into private business. Gilleran, 56, was managing partner of the San Francisco office of Peat, Marwick, Main & Co. until his retirement in 1987. He specialized in audits of banks during 30 years with the accounting firm in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Since leaving Peat Marwick, Gilleran has been president of the Commonwealth Group, a small corporate consulting firm in San Francisco.
NEWS
June 22, 1989
James E. Gilleran of San Francisco, a certified public accountant, has been appointed state superintendent of banks by Gov. George Deukmejian. A Republican, Gilleran, 56, is the president of Commonwealth Inc., a position he has held since 1987. Gilleran replaces Howard Gould in the top state banking post. Gould retired to return to the private sector. The post pays $90,526 a year and requires Senate confirmation.
BUSINESS
May 9, 1992 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California bank and thrift executives, seeking to keep credit flowing to riot-damaged businesses, are pressuring government regulators to allow easier terms for such borrowers. That was a main topic of a private meeting on Friday in Los Angeles between bank and thrift executives, Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady and various state and federal bank regulators based in California. Meeting participants said regulators did not commit yet to any program.
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