August 31, 1992 |
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.
May 22, 1992 |
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.
April 25, 1992 |
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.
April 24, 1992 |
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.
June 23, 1989 |
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.
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.