Glenn E. Moyer 
Secretary of
Banking and Securities

Secretary of Banking and Securities

Glenn E. Moyer was appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on April 1, 2011, and confirmed as Secretary of Banking by unanimous vote of the Pennsylvania Senate on May 3, 2011. [Note: On Oct. 1, 2012, he became Secretary of Banking and Securities following the merger of the Pennsylvania Securities Commission into the Department of Banking, which was mandated by Act 86 of 2012.]

Secretary Moyer provides overall leadership to the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities, which fosters strong financial services industries for the commonwealth by ensuring the safety and soundness of state-chartered financial institutions, the compliance with laws that govern financial service entities and the protection of consumers and investors in financial matters. The department supervises more than 215 Pennsylvania state-chartered banks, credit unions and trust companies, and licenses and registers approximately 220,000 financial services professionals and companies that provide consumer loans, investment services and other financial services.With the recent merger, the department also reviews more than 5,000 securities offerings annually.

By virtue of his position as Secretary of Banking and Securities, Moyer also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and as a board director of six other state government-related entities.

Moyer was born and raised in the Boyertown area of southeastern Pennsylvania.  He is a graduate of Penn State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education.  He also earned master’s degrees in education from Eastern New Mexico University and business administration from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.  Following graduation from college, he served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, stationed at Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico.

Upon his return to Pennsylvania, Moyer joined the American Bank and Trust Co. of PA, Reading, which later became Meridian Bank, Reading.  Subsequently, he served as president and CEO of The Elverson National Bank and National Penn Bank and its holding company, National Penn Bancshares, Inc., Boyertown.

Moyer and his wife, Jane, reside in Oley Township, Berks County, and have two married children and two grandchildren.