Executive Deputy Superintendent
New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)
As Executive Deputy Superintendent at the New York State Department of Financial Services, Ms.Lemire oversees the Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division, ensuring that regulated entities comply with local and federal law. She leads a team of more than 250 attorneys, investigators, and compliance staff who initiate enforcement actions in the banking and insurance industries. Her team also fights consumer fraud and ensures compliance with virtual currency and cyber security regulations.
Ms.Lemire previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York where she investigated complex federal crimes, including allegations of public corruption, racketeering, fraud, and other white-collar crimes. Ms.Lemire also served as a prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where she investigated and prosecuted a broad array of criminal cases from grand jury proceedings through trial. In addition, as Counsel and principal advisor to New York Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, Ms.Lemire managed a broad portfolio of operational, legal, and managerial matters.
Prior to her appointment at DFS, Ms.Lemire was a partner at an international consulting firm providing compliance and investigative services.
Ms.Lemire is the recipient of numerous awards, including the New York Federal Executive Board Award (2008), presented by United States Attorney General, as well as the Above & Beyond Award for Outstanding Women in Business (2017).