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Leo Pandeladis 
Chief Counsel


Chief Counsel

Leo Pandeladis serves as Chief Counsel for the Department of Banking and Securities. 

Previously, he served as the Director of Enterprise Compliance with the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), and prior to that, served as the Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PSSHE).

He joined the department with 17 years of experience in state government, including the Department of State, Office of General Counsel, Office of Inspector General, Department of Agriculture, and the Treasury Department, in addition to PHEAA and PSSHE. 

He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and earned his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law.