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Michael R. Brickman

Photo of Michael R. BrickmanDeputy Comptroller for Thrift Supervision and Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision

Michael R. Brickman is the Deputy Comptroller for Thrift Supervision and the Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

As Deputy Comptroller for Thrift Supervision, Mr. Brickman leads the OCC’s effort to foster a safe, sound, and fair federal banking system that integrates the supervision of federal savings associations and ensures a balanced, consistent interpretation and application of supervisory policies for the thrift industry. He assumed this role in April 2015.

As Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision, Mr. Brickman oversees the supervision of the OCC’s most critical problem banks and federal savings associations. His division develops and implements rehabilitation strategies for assigned banks and savings associations, including their orderly resolution, when necessary. He took on this role in February 2015.

Mr. Brickman began his career with the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) in 1998 as an examiner and subsequently held numerous positions, including Conglomerate Examiner, Senior Advisor to the Managing Director of Supervision, and Director for Regional Activities, which included oversight of large and problem thrifts.

In 2011, Mr. Brickman joined the OCC as a Director for Special Supervision. He has also worked as an Acting Associate Deputy Comptroller in both the Southern District and Midsize Bank Supervision and the Acting Deputy Comptroller for the Southern District.

Mr. Brickman holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Kansas.