Steven L. Antonakes

Executive Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management

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Steven L. Antonakes is the Executive Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management at Eastern Bank. He joined Eastern Bank in 2015. He oversees Eastern Bank’s Enterprise Risk Management function, which includes Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering, Compliance, Corporate Security, Credit Risk Review, Information Security, Market and Model Risk Management, and Operational Risk. Mr. Antonakes previously served as the Deputy Director and the Associate Director for Supervision, Enforcement, and Fair Lending at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Prior to joining the Bureau, Mr. Antonakes served as the Massachusetts Commissioner of Banks from 2003 to 2010. Preceding his appointment as Commissioner, Mr. Antonakes served in a variety of managerial positions at the Division of Banks having joined the agency as an entry-level bank examiner in 1990. During his 25-year regulatory career, Mr. Antonakes staffed the Financial Stability Oversight Council, served as the first state-voting member of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, Vice Chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, and as a founding member of the governing board of the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System. In March 2007, Mr. Antonakes received NeighborWorks America’s Government Service Award for his work in combatting foreclosures. Mr. Antonakes earned his B.A. from Penn State University, an M.B.A. from Salem State University, and a PhD in Law and Public Policy from Northeastern University