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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Federal Reserve Seal Headquarters
Federal Reserve Seal Headquarters
Headquarters 230 S LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL, USA
Established May 18, 1914 (106 years ago) (1914-05-18)
Central bank of
Website www.ChicagoFed.org
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of 12 regional banks that make up the Federal Reserve System

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (informally the Chicago Fed) is one of twelve regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the nation's central bank.

The Chicago Reserve Bank serves the Seventh Federal Reserve District, which encompasses the northern portions of Illinois and Indiana, southern Wisconsin, the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and the state of Iowa.

Charles L. Evans is the president of the Chicago Fed. He took office on September 1, 2007 as the ninth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.


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