John A. Weinberg is senior vice president and director of research and chief advisor to the Bank president.
John A. Weinberg was named director of research and senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond on March 10, 2005. In this role, Weinberg is the Bank President's chief advisor on matters related to monetary policy, banking, and financial markets, and a member of the Bank's senior management team. Weinberg succeeded Jeffrey M. Lacker, who left the post to become Bank president in August 2004.
Weinberg has been a member of the Bank's team of research economists since 1992 and led the Bank's advisory group on banking policy after becoming vice president in 2000. A noteworthy author and frequent collaborator with Lacker, Weinberg's numerous articles have covered a broad range of policy issues including contract theory and the structure of markets for banking and payments services.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Weinberg received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and doctorate in economics from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn. He was previously assistant professor of economics at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., and an adjunct professor at The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va. Weinberg and his wife Laurie have two children, Jeanette and Yuri.
A collection of Weinberg's numerous articles and papers can be found on the Bank's website.