Denver Branch News

September Databooks now available

September 22, 2016
The databooks provide current economic indicators to help monitor trends and allow comparison of past information for all Tenth District states. 

Albuquerque Economic Forum Highlights Monetary Policy

May 12, 2016

The Denver Branch hosted an Economic Forum in Albuquerque, New Mexico with approximately 240 business, banking and community leaders in attendance. Kansas City Fed President Esther George spoke on the outlook and monetary policy.  Here is the text from the speech.

Export Activity in the Rocky Mountain States

March 24, 2016
Rocky Mountain Economist This issue of The Rocky Mountain Economist examines the reliance of Rocky Mountain States on exports and looks at each state’s top exported goods and trading partners..

Denver Branch Board Appointments

January 08, 2016
Board of Directors Jeff Wallace, CEO of Wyoming Bank & Trust in Cheyenne, Wyoming and Katharine W. Winograd, President of Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, New Mexico have been appointed to the Denver Branch Board of Directors. Margaret M. Kelly, Retired Chief Executive Officer of RE/MAX, LLC., Denver, Colorado, was designated chair of the Denver Branch Board for 2016. 
Learn more about our Board of Directors. 

Around the Region


Sep 22, 2016 | Emerging Trends in the New Mexico 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. 

Economic Forums in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming  

October 2016:  
This is a free event with a reception and dinner for local business and community leader beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Registration is required.  Click here to register.  

• Wednesday, October 5 in Sheridan at the Historic Sheridan Inn, 856 Broadway 
• Thursday, October 6 in Rock Springs at Best Western Outlaw Inn, 1630 Elk Street

Presentations from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming Economic Forums 

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