Responsible for the handling of
Administrative Assistant Luis Torrres (787)
Conducts investigations into illegal
activities involving locally chartered
institutions and licensed entities.
Interacts with other regulatory,
law enforcement and prosecution
agencies. Monitors compliance
with the Bank Secrecy Act and
conducts background investigations
in connection with applications
for charters and licenses.
Supervisor Samuel Rivera (787) 723-3131 x2249
Recruits and maintains a productive,
motivated, and skilled work force
to effectively execute the Agency’s
mission. Administers programs
regarding benefits, training,
and affirmative action. Implements
Commonwealth and Agency policies
and promotes positive employee
relations and effective management
in all aspects of the work environment.
Acting Director Lic. Sonia Reyes (787) 723-3131 x2396
Financial Education Division
Its purpose is to develop educational plans to increase the growth of a better financially educated country. For that reason, it carries out strategies to reach several sectors of the Puerto Rican community; such as: conferences, trainings and large events orientation.
Acting Director Velia Cardona (787) 723-3131 Ext. 2326
and Regulations Division
Charged with the responsibility
of emitting and revoking licenses,
and the issue of administrative
opinions and Circular Letters.
Assistant Commissioner Iris Jiménez (787) 723-3131 x2222
Supervises and examines the operations
of all Commonwealth chartered
banks, foreign banks and branches,
international banking entities,
trust companies, and governmental
banks to ensure their safety and
Commissioner Ariel Acosta (787) 723-3131 x2364
Depository Institutions Examinations
Charged with supervisory and examination
responsibility for the following financial service segments: Mortgage
Institutions, Financial Intermediaries,
Cashers of Checks, Small Loans
Companies, Leasing Companies,
Pawn Shops, Finance Companies,
and Money Transmitters. The division
also examines the Casinos.
Acting Assistant Commissioner Cesar Nieto (787) 723-3131 x2365
Responsible for the supervision
and examination of Broker-dealers,
Investment Advisors, Venture Capital
Funds, Investment Companies and
Securities brokers or agents doing
business in Puerto Rico.
Acting Assistant Commissioner Edgardo Roque... (787) 723-3131 Ext. 2287
Regulates the local securities
industry and registers securities
offerings and the persons who
sell them. License applications
of institutions and individuals,
as well as requests for the creation
and operation of local investment
companies and venture capital
funds are evaluated and authorized
by the division.
Commissioner Damaris Mendoza (787)723-3131 x 2222
Financial Analysis Unit:
Receive, consolidate and analyze financial and statistical data from the various segments of Puerto Rico’s financial sector.
Supervisor Ariel Acosta (787) 723-3131 Ext.2358
Responsible for the safekeeping of unclaimed property with Puerto Rico addresses, received from holders from within and outside the Commonwealth, until its return to owners.
Salva D. Valentin (787) 723-3131 Ext. 2330