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Steve McCoy (Georgia)

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Steve McCoy
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Georgia Treasurer
Incumbent
In office
November 2011 - Present
Years in position 3
PartyNon-partisan
PredecessorTommy Hills
Compensation
Base salary$145,000
Elections and appointments
AppointedNovember 2011
Appointed byGovernor of Georgia Nathan Deal
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Deputy State Treasurer
2010-2011
Director, Office of the Treasury & Fiscal Services
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia
Master'sGeorgia State University
Personal
ProfessionInvestment banker, financial advisor
Websites
Office website
Steve McCoy is the current Georgia Treasurer. He named to the state executive post by Governor Nathan Deal on October 3, 2011 and took office the following month.[1]

Biography

McCoy holds a B.B.A. degree in finance from the University of Georgia and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University. His private sector career in investment banking spanned eleven years, during which time he developed an expertise in municipal finance. McCoy served as executive director of the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority from 1992-93, and began working for the state treasury in 1993.[2]

McCoy left his position as director the Office of the Treasury in 1997 to start his own investment firm specializing in advising state and local governments. McCoy managed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission registered firm until 2010, shortly before returning to the state.[1]

Education

  • B.B.A. in Finance - University of Georgia
  • M.B.A. - Georgia State University

Political career

State Treasurer, Georgia (2011-present)

McCoy served a few months as deputy state treasurer before he was formally appointed to the top office by Gov. Nathan Deal in November 2011. In his capacity as treasurer, he is responsible for the management of approximately $11 billion of state and local government investments and oversight of the state’s banking relationships as well as the Path2College 529 Plan.[1]

Director, Office of Treasury & Fiscal Services (1993-1997)

McCoy served as the director of the office of the treasury and fiscal services, since renamed the Office of the State Treasurer, from 1993-1997. As director, he served on the State Depository Board, the Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission, the Employees Retirement System, the Teachers’ Retirement System and the State Properties Commission.

Appointments

2011

In October 2011, McCoy was appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal (R) to serve as state treasurer, a nonpartisan executive post in the state government of Georgia.[1] Prior to assuming office in November 2011, McCoy had served as deputy state treasurer and chief investment officer of Georgia since August 2010.

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Personal

McCoy and his wife have been married for 34 years and have two children.[1] He is an active member of the Church of the Apostles in Atlanta.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tommy Hills
Georgia Treasurer
2011-present
Succeeded by
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