The Richmond Fed is the headquarters for the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which includes Maryland, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and most of West Virginia.
Our Research Department gathers and analyzes regional economic data and helps formulate national monetary policy.
Supervision, Regulation and Credit, based in Richmond, supervises and regulates banks and financial holding companies headquartered in the Fifth District.
Economic Education promotes financial literacy and helps the public understand the role of the Federal Reserve.
Our Community Affairs program supports community development and fair and impartial access to credit.
Payments Services processes currency and electronic payments for financial institutions, and provides payments services to the U.S. Treasury.