Denver Branch News

Rocky Mountain Economist: Residential Construction and Real Estate Activity in the Rocky Mountain States

By Alison Felix, Sam Chapman and Jordan Bass
November 01, 2019 | Rocky Mountain Economist
This issue of the Rocky Mountain Economist examines residential construction and real estate conditions in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming, and assesses how activity levels today compare with pre-recession levels.

Monthly Regional Databooks - Monitor the Trends

July 15, 2019

The Kansas City Fed's monthly economic databooks provide summaries of regional and national economic indicators for the Tenth Federal Reserve District states including Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming.  The databooks can help you monitor trends and allow comparison of past information.  Get the latest information here

Summer Fun - Visit the Denver Money Museum

July 15, 2019

Learn about the economy through our hands-on exhibits for all ages.  Best of all, the Denver Money Museum is FREE and is a self-guided tour!  Learn more about location and hours of operation here

Denver Branch Celebrated Centennial

January 08, 2018

The Denver Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City celebrated it's 100th year on January 14, 2018.  Learn more about the history of the Denver Branch and how it is part of the community today. 

Around the Region


Nov 19, 2019 | Emerging Trends in the U.S. & Colorado Economies

By Alison Felix

Nov 12, 2019 | U.S. & New Mexico Economic Update

By Alison Felix

Oct 6, 2019 | Price Stability: A Main Street Perspective

By Esther George

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Economic Forums

Economic Forums are an opportunity for the Kansas City Fed to share insights on the economy and also learn about local economic issues in our region. They include presentations from the Kansas City Fed on key regional economic issues and national trends, as well as an update on monetary policy objectives and concerns. There is not cost to attend, but registration is required. 

Presentations from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming Economic Forums 

Colorado Economic Update
by Alison Felix
April 17, 2019 | Fort Collins, CO
May 15, 2019 | Steamboat Springs, CO  
May 16, 2019 | Grand Junction, CO

Wyoming Economic Update
by Alison Felix
May 8, 2018 | Cheyenne, WY

New Mexico Economic Update
by Alison Felix
April 17, 2018 | Albuquerque, NM


Staff at the Kansas City Fed's Denver Branch:


Staff at the Kansas City Fed’s Denver Branch:

-  Provide insights and analysis on Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico’s economy.

-  Promote a safe, stable and competitive banking system through the supervision and regulation of financial institutions while also providing proactive outreach to state member banks and bank holding companies.

-  Host programs, such as Economic Forums, for business, banking and community leaders to gather more information about local and national economic conditions

-  Work with educators and students, as well as the public, around Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico to promote economic and financial education with free resources.

- Support community economic growth among low and moderate income and disadvantaged communities through research, resources and relationships with stakeholders in the areas of housing, workforce, small business development and community investments. 

- Promote a safe, stable and competitive banking system through the supervision and regulation of financial institutions while also providing proactive outreach to state member banks and bank holding companies.

- Host Economic Forums and speak to groups across the state to provide insights on the regional and national economy. 

-  Process and distribute coin and currency to financial institutions in Colorado, Wyoming, northern New Mexico, western Kansas and western Nebraska.

-  Invite all into the Denver Money Museum to learn about money, the economy and the Federal Reserve.


View the Denver Branch fact sheet

The Denver Branch Turns 100

The Denver Branch opened on January 14, 1918, as a branch office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Since then, the Denver Branch has served as a local connection to the nation's central bank. Learn about the history of the Denver Branch and how it has evolved over the years . Additional information and a photo gallery are available on the Denver Branch Centennial page