Mission & Vision

Our Mission

The mission of the Federal Reserve System is to foster the efficiency of the nation's monetary, financial and payment systems in order to promote a strong and stable economy.

Who We Are

To support this mission, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago:

  • Participates in the formulation and implementation of national monetary policy.
  • Supervises and regulates state member banks, bank holding companies and foreign bank branches.
  • Provides financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. government.

Our success depends on the skills and talents of many people from different backgrounds. These include central bank activities, financial services, support services and positions in special hiring programs.

Our Vision

We serve the public interest by fostering a strong economy and promoting financial stability. We accomplish this with talented and innovative people working within a collaborative and inclusive culture.



Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, USA. Tel. (312) 322-5322

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