• Laura S. Unger

    CIT Board Member

    Unger joined the CIT board in January 2010 and also serves as a board member for CIT Bank, N.A. She served as commissioner of the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) from November 1997 to February 2002, including as acting chairperson of the SEC from February to August 2001. Subsequently, she served as a regulatory expert for cable business news channel CNBC. Before being appointed to the SEC, Unger served as counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. Prior to working on Capitol Hill, she was an attorney with the Enforcement Division of the SEC.  

    Unger currently serves, or during the preceding five years served, as a director of CA Technologies Inc., Navient Corp. and Nomura Global Financial Products and Nomura Securities Inc., both subsidiaries of Nomura Holdings America Inc., and Children's National Medical Center. She also acts or has acted as special adviser to Promontory Financial Group and as an independent consultant to JP Morgan Chase for the global analyst conflict settlement.