The 12th District

San Francisco is the headquarters of the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes the nine western states—Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington—plus American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts, the Twelfth District is the largest by geography and the size of its economy.

Office of the President

John C. Williams took office as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on March 1, 2011. In this role, he serves on the Federal Open Market Committee, bringing the Fed’s Twelfth District’s perspective to monetary policy discussions in Washington.

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Police Services, EMT Work, and a Camel Named Irving
Police Services, EMT Work, and a Camel Named Irving

Officer Paul Trotter welcomes employees and visitors to SF Fed headquarters with a crinkle-eyed grin and ready jokes. How raising camels, battling wildfires, and providing security for NBC Studios led him to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

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