Augustine (Gus) Faucher
VP & Senior Macroeconomist
The PNC Financial Services Group
Augustine (Gus) Faucher is Vice President and Senior Macroeconomist of The PNC Financial Services Group. He is responsible for contributing to the preparation of PNC’s U.S. economic forecast and alternative economic scenarios. In addition, he contributes to PNC’s National Economic Outlook, Economic Releases, Market Expectations Survey, and Economic Outlook Survey of Small Business Owners reports. Prior to joining PNC in December 2011, Gus worked for 10 years at Moody’s Analytics (formerly Economy.com), where he was a Director and Senior Economist. He was responsible for running the firm’s computer model of the U.S. economy, edited a monthly publication on the U.S. economic outlook, covered fiscal and monetary policy, and analyzed various regional economies. Previously, Gus worked for six years at the U.S. Treasury Department, and taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Gus is frequently cited in international, national, and regional media outlets. He has appeared on the ABC World News, the CBS Evening News, and the NBC Nightly News, and is featured on CNBC, CNN, and Fox Business. He has also appeared on public radio’s All Things Considered and Marketplace. Gus earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, with concentrations in Labour Economics and Public Economics. He also has a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University.