Professional Bio

John P. Carey
John P. Carey
Senior Managing Director

John Carey, Senior Managing Director and Service Area Executive with Treliant, is an accomplished banking executive and attorney with a broad mix of business, regulatory, legal, corporate governance, compliance, and management experience in major consumer financial services companies, at a national law firm, and in government service. He is particularly strong in addressing and solving regulatory challenges, including consent orders, deferred prosecution agreements, and other enforcement actions. He also has extensive experience in board governance, having served on numerous bank, community, and non-profit boards.

Prior to joining Treliant in late 2016, John had a 10-year career at Citigroup, where he was Head of Governance, Regulatory and External Affairs for Citi’s global consumer bank and led the development of effective controls and the oversight of external, regulatory, and operational risks affecting the business. While in that role, he had direct oversight of numerous regulatory remediation projects relating to Citi’s global consumer businesses. He also managed the interaction among the business lines and the legal, regulatory, compliance, control, legislative, community relations, and communications functions at Citi. In other roles at Citi, he served as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Citi North America Consumer Banking and as CAO of Citi Cards.

John also served as Chairman of the Board of Banamex USA (BUSA), a state-chartered institution and Citi subsidiary bank located in Los Angeles. John took on the role to resolve BUSA’s consent orders relating to that bank’s failure to meet its Bank Security Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) obligations. As Chairman, he led the corrective actions required by the bank’s regulators. In addition, he served as Member of the Executive Committee and Managing Director at Citi Holdings, where he oversaw legal, compliance, and control issues for the consumer businesses slated for sale or liquidation in Latin America.

John is a graduate of Georgetown College and Georgetown University Law Center and is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and the State of New York.

Areas of Specialization
News and Articles
  • Anti-Money Laundering / Bank Secrecy Act
  • Consumer Laws / Regulations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Card / Payments
  • Due Diligence
  • Executive Leadership
  • Independent Monitorships and Consultancies
  • Office of the General Counsel
  • Regulatory Exam / Management
  • Regulatory Relations
  • Retail Sales Incentive Practices
  • Third-Party Risk Mitigation
  • Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) Readiness