Monique E. Holmes is a bank regulatory attorney for the New York State Department of Financial Services and has been practicing law for 10 years. She works closely with U.S. and foreign bank regulators in resolution planning and restructuring of foreign banking organizations with state licensed branches. She also works on enforcement matters of state chartered banks, new financial products, bank mergers and conversions from a federal to state charter.
Monique began her legal career in the private sector practicing Banking Finance where she represented borrowers and lenders in connection with asset-based finance transactions in a broad range of industries.
Monique holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Government from the University of Virginia and is a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, where she was an Editor of the Syracuse Law Review. She has studied comparative law in the United Kingdom and is currently pursuing a Masters of Law in Banking, Corporate and Finance Law at Fordham University School of Law. She resides in Manhattan with her husband Eric and dog Saxon.