Denver Branch News

Denver Branch Celebrates Centennial

January 08, 2018

The Denver Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City celebrates it's 100th year on January 14, 2018.  Learn more about the history of the Denver Branch and how it is part of the community today. 

Rocky Mountain Economist: A Look Back at the Rocky Mountain Economy 100 Years Ago

By Alison Felix and Sam Chapman
December 15, 2017
Rocky Mountain Economist As the Branch approaches its centennial, this issue of the Rocky Mountain Economist examines how the economies of Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming have been transformed over the past 100 years. 

December Databooks available

December 27, 2017
The databooks provide current economic indicators to help monitor trends and allow comparison of past information for all Tenth District states. 

Around the Region

Speeches


Jan 18, 2018 | Emerging Trends in the U.S. and Colorado

By Alison Felix

Jan 16, 2018 | Emerging Trends in the U.S. and Colorado

By Alison Felix

Jan 9, 2018 | The Colorado Economy: Today and 100 Years Ago

By Alison Felix

Nov 15, 2017 | Emerging Trends in the Colorado Economy

By Alison Felix

More speeches

Economic Forums

Economic Forums are an opportunity for the Kansas City Fed to share insights on the economy and also learn about local economic issues in our region. They include presentations from the Kansas City Fed on key regional economic issues and national trends, as well as an update on monetary policy objectives and concerns. There is not cost to attend, but registration is required. 

Presentations from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming Economic Forums 

Wyoming Economic Update
by Alison Felix
October 5, 2016 | Sheridan, WY

Wyoming Economic Update
by Alison Felix
October 6, 2016 | Rock Springs, WY
 

Wyoming Economic Update
by Craig Hakkio
October 5-6, 2016 | Sheridan and Rock Springs, WY

Longer-Term Labor Markets Trends, the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy
by Esther George
May 12, 2016 | Albuquerque, NM

Colorado Economic Update
by Alison Felix
September 23, 2015 | Gunnison, CO

The U.S. Economic Outlook
by Troy Davig
September 21, 2015 | Loveland, CO

Staff at the Kansas City Fed's Denver Branch:

 

Staff at the Kansas City Fed’s Denver Branch:

-  Provide insights and analysis on Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico’s economy.

-  Promote a safe, stable and competitive banking system through the supervision and regulation of financial institutions while also providing proactive outreach to state member banks and bank holding companies.

-  Host programs, such as Economic Forums, for business, banking and community leaders to gather more information about local and national economic conditions

-  Work with educators and students, as well as the public, around Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico to promote economic and financial education with free resources.

- Support community economic growth among low and moderate income and disadvantaged communities through research, resources and relationships with stakeholders in the areas of housing, workforce, small business development and community investments. 

- Promote a safe, stable and competitive banking system through the supervision and regulation of financial institutions while also providing proactive outreach to state member banks and bank holding companies.

- Host Economic Forums and speak to groups across the state to provide insights on the regional and national economy. 

-  Process and distribute coin and currency to financial institutions in Colorado, Wyoming, northern New Mexico, western Kansas and western Nebraska.

-  Invite all into the Denver Money Museum to learn about money, the economy and the Federal Reserve.

 

View the Denver Branch fact sheet

The Denver Branch Turns 100

The Denver Branch opened on January 14, 1918, as a branch office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Since then, the Denver Branch has served as a local connection to the nation's central bank. Learn about the history of the Denver Branch and how it has evolved over the years . Additional information and a photo gallery are available on the Denver Branch Centennial page