A tour of the Federal Reserve in Houston

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – Houston Branch hosted a reception with the Sr. Vice President, Daron Peschel, and a private tour of the building. The evening started with a reception on the seventh floor in the Buffalo Bayou room, overlooking Buffalo Bayou Park. Mr. Peschel explained what the Federal Reserve does in relation to money and answered questions from CHIME members, before staff guided everyone on a tour of the money room, cash vault, money museum, security office, and shooting range.

When asked what makes the Houston Fed unique, Peschel shared, “Because Houston is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. and a global economic center, the Houston fed is a large and very active Federal Reserve branch.”

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