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Revision as of 08:58, 24 December 2013

Massachusetts Treasurer
General information
Office Type:  Partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $305,236,877
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  Title 2, Chapter 10, Section 1 of the General Laws of Massachusetts
Selection Method:  Elected
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Steven Grossman
Officeholder Party:  Democratic
Assumed office:  January 19, 2011
Compensation:  $130,916
Elections
Next election:  November 4, 2014
Last election:  November 2, 2010
Other Massachusetts Executive Offices
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The Treasurer of the State of Massachusetts is the chief financial officer of the government of Massachusetts.

The treasurer is responsible for maintaining the state funds by investing and maintaining the state budget. The department is divided into seven divisions, abandoned property, board of retirement, the water pollution abatement trust, debt management, deferred compensation, financial education and cash management.

The treasurer is elected every four years.

Current officeholder

The current treasurer of Massachusetts is Steven Grossman, a Democrat elected in 2010. Grossman sworn into office on January 19, 2011 for his first four year term expiring in January of 2015.[1]

Authority

The position of state treasurer is established in Title 2, Chapter 10, Section 1 of the General Laws of Massachusetts:

"There shall be a department of the state treasurer, under his supervision and control, organized as provided in this chapter. "[2]

Qualifications

According to Article XVII of the Massachusetts Constitution, an executive officer of the commonwealth must "have been an inhabitant of this commonwealth five years next preceding his election or appointment."[3]

Elections

Massachusetts elects treasurers statewide every four years.

Vacancies

If the office of the treasurer becomes vacant during annual or special session of the general court, the public elects a successor, otherwise, "it shall be supplied by the governor by appointment, with the advice and consent of the council."[3]

Duties

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Divisions

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State budget

The Office of the Treasurer's budget for the 2013 fiscal year was $305,236,877.[4]

Compensation

In 2010, the Massachusetts Treasurer was paid an estimated $130,916 according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Massachusetts State Treasurer's Office
State House, Room 227
Boston MA, 02133

Phone: 617-367-6900

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