The President today announced that he will nominate John G. Heimann, of New York: N.Y., to be Comptroller of the Currency. Heimann is commissioner of the New York State division of housing and community renewal.
He was born April 1, 1929, in New York, N.Y. He received a B.A. in economics from Syracuse University in 1950.
Heimann was with the firm of Smith, Barney & Co. in New York from 1955 to 1966, serving as vice president from 1962 to 1966. He was senior vice president and director of E. M. Warburg, Pincus & Co. from 1967 to 1975. He served as superintendent of banks in the New York State banking department from 1975 until 1976, when he became commissioner of housing and community renewal.
Heimann is a member of the New York State Banking Board and is on the boards of directors of the New York State Economic Development Board and Advisory Services for Better Housing, Inc. He is on the steering committee of the National Urban Coalition, and on the boards of directors of the National Center for Housing Management, Inc., and of the National Housing Conference, Inc.
Heimann is a member of the Subcommittee on Meeting the Needs for Adequate Capital of the Committee for Economic Development, and a trustee of the Institute on Man and Science. He received the 1976 "Housing Man of the Year" award from the National Housing Conference.