Bob Eick (Connecticut)

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Bob Eick
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Connecticut Treasurer
Former Candidate
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolRoger Ludlowe High School
Bachelor'sBoston College
Master'sNew York University
Websites
Campaign website
Bob Eick was a Republican Party candidate for Connecticut Treasurer in the 2014 elections.[1] He withdrew his bid in June 2014, after qualifying for the August primary ballot at the Republican nominating convention.[2]

Biography

Eick has pursued a career in financial management. He began his career with Merrill Lynch & Company as a member of Corporate Intern Program. He later joined Greenwich Capital Markets. More recently, he began a new venture in which he and several partners purchased a controlling interest in CRT Capital Group, LLC to recapitalize the company.[3]

Eick previously worked in public service in Connecticut. In 1993, he was elected to the Fairfield Planning & Zoning Commission for a four year term.[3]

After graduating from Roger Ludlowe High School, Eick earned his bachelor's degree from Boston College. He also holds a Master's degree from New York University.[3]

Education

  • Roger Ludlowe High School
  • Bachelor's degree - Boston College
  • Master's degree - New York University

Elections

2014

See also: Connecticut down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Eick ran briefly for Connecticut Treasurer in the 2014 elections.[1] He withdrew from the race in June after qualifying for the primary ballot at the Republican nominating convention in May 2014.[2] The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Issues

2014 Campaign themes

Eick provided the following statement to Ballotpedia:[3]

As the number of retirees increases, the deficit in the state pension fund will grow more pronounced, jeopardizing retirements and resulting in more tax hikes for all Connecticut residents and businesses to fund the shortfalls – a crisis that can be avoided with sound fiscal management.[4]

Personal

Eick lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut.[5]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bill Eick for Treasurer 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed February 11, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Hartford Courant, "Investment Executive Bob Eick Drops Out of GOP Primary For State Treasurer," June 3, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on February 21, 2014
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  5. Bob Eick for Treasurer: "About Bob," accessed March 9, 2014