Bar News - March 22, 2013
Glenn Perlow Named Banking Commissioner
On March 6, the NH Executive Council unanimously confirmed Glenn Perlow as Banking Commissioner, replacing Ron Wilbur, whose term ended Jan. 1, 2013.
Perlow, of Concord, has been the deputy commissioner of the Banking Department since 2011, and is a former senior assistant attorney gneneral.
"I am confident that Glenn Perlow’s experience at both the Banking and Justice departments will enable him to ably fulfill this important responsibility to support our financial markets while ensuring strong protections for New Hampshire consumers," Gov. Maggie Hassan said in announcing Perlow’s nomination.
Wilbur, a Concord resident who was the chief executive officer of Merrimack County Savings Bank for 20 years until his retirement in September 2010, became the state’s banking commissioner in May 2011.
Perlow’s term as commissioner will run until Jan. 1, 2019.
"The role of the banking commissioner is vitally important for maintaining the health of our financial institutions and keeping consumers safe from predatory practices," Perlow said in a statement. "I thank Gov. Hassan for this important opportunity and look forward to working with her to ensure the safe flow of credit that will help grow our economy."