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Regional Economy

Third District Economy

Regional Economists

Economic Analysts

  • Paul R. Flora, Beige Book, Regional Economy
  • Elif Sen, Regional Economy, State Coincident Indexes, State Leading Indexes
  • Mike Trebing, Business Outlook Survey, Regional Economy, South Jersey Business Survey

Information About Regional Data

The Philadelphia Fed Research Department posts analysis on its website within one week of the regional data releases listed below, including monthly building permits (Census Bureau) External Link and employment (Bureau of Labor Statistics) External Link and quarterly housing prices as reported by the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO). External Link

National Economy


Economic Data


  • Michael Dotsey, Senior Vice President and Director of Research
  • Tom Stark, Research Officer and Assistant Director, Real-Time Data Research Center

Regional Banking

Philadelphia Fed Information

Third District Banking Conditions

Third District Banking Conditions  PDF (1.41 MB) New  is a semiannual report comparing the trends of Third District community banks with their national peers. The report provides an overview of the banking landscape, including earnings, credit quality, loan growth, capital adequacy, liquidity, and problem banks. Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report) and the Uniform Bank Performance Report (UBPR) are the primary resources used in this report, which is produced every six months by the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.





Banking Legislation and Policy

Banking Legislation and Policy summarizes and updates pending banking and financial legislation, regulation, and judicial activity at the federal level and for the Philadelphia Fed’s District. This quarterly publication is produced by the Philadelphia Fed.

Banking Brief

Banking Brief analyzes recent trends in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware as well as banking developments in the nation. This quarterly publication, produced by the Philadelphia Fed, compares certain financial ratios for banks in the region with those of banks in the nation.

Institutions in the Third District

Each file provides a listing of Third District commercial banks, credit card banks, state member banks, and bank holding companies. The lists include a summary of market statistics and each institution’s location and asset size as of the most recent quarter. Information is updated quarterly.












Mergers, new charters, and bank failures

Historical statistics dating back to 1990 are available from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s website on new charters, mergers, and bank failures. Statistics on the latest quarterly data for FDIC-insured institutions are also available. 

Banking Regulation

The Federal Reserve's banking regulations External Link are described along with any pending amendments on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors' website. Congress has assigned the Board responsibility for implementing the Federal Reserve Act External Link, which established the Federal Reserve System, and certain other laws pertaining to banking and financial activities. The Board implements those laws in part through its regulations.

Industry Financial Performance Reports

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) publishes Uniform Bank Performance Reports External Link quarterly, derived from bank call report data. The performance reports compare an individual bank's performance and balance-sheet structure against those of similarly sized institutions.

The FFIEC publishes quarterly bank holding company performance reports External Link derived from bank holding company Y-series financial reports. Similar to the bank performance reports, these reports compare a bank holding company's performance and balance-sheet structure with those of similarly sized institutions. Customized performance reports are not available for this reporting series.

Banking Market Data

Obtain definitions of the regional banking markets, including a map of the markets, summary market statistics, and more detailed market tables. Market tables contain information such as the number of institutions, branches, total deposits, and more. All data are based on the "Summary of Deposits" collected by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

  • Last update: May 23, 2019

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