Katherine A. Lemire
Executive Deputy Superintendent, Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division
New York State Department of Financial Service
As Executive Deputy Superintendent at the New York State Department of Financial Services, Ms. Lemire oversees the Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division. She leads a team of more than 250 attorneys, investigators, and compliance staff who initiate enforcement actions in the banking, insurance, and fintech industries. Her team also ensures compliance with virtual currency and cyber security regulations. Ms. Lemire previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York where she investigated complex federal crimes. Previously, she served as a prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and as Counsel and principal advisor to New York Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly.