Deborah Perelmuter

Senior Vice President | Federal Reserve Bank of NY


Deborah A. Perelmuter* is a senior vice president and senior financial stability advisor in the Research and Statistics Group’s Office of the Director at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  Ms. Perelmuter is responsible for advising internal executive leadership on policy issues and operations, central banking functions and financial markets.  She also actively provides the public with business context and perspective on New York Fed missions, operations and challenges.

Working closely as well with the Bank’s Communications Group in contributing to the overall communications strategies for the organization, Ms. Perelmuter also collaborates closely with the Bank’s Markets Group and the Executive Office.

Ms. Perelmuter has nearly thirty years’ experience with the New York Fed, much of that within the central bank’s trading desk operations.  Her expertise ranges from financial market and policy analysis and operations to managing external relationships at the highest levels.  Her recent senior leadership positions in the Markets Group have included head of treasury market businesses, co-head of capital markets analysis and trading, head of foreign exchange and fixed income businesses and executive responsibility for a major analytic and automation project in the Fed’s capacity as fiscal agent for the United States Treasury Department while maintaining a role as policy advisor to the head of the Markets Group.

Ms. Perelmuter began her career in the Credit and Discount Department in 1984.  She holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Stern School, New York University.

*Ms. Perelmuter is currently taking a leave from the New York Fed.