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In 2012, the Michigan Treasurer was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$174,204]] according to the [[Council of State Governments]].
  
 
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Revision as of 10:29, 29 December 2012

Michigan

Michigan State Executives
GovernorLieutenant Governor
Secretary of StateAttorney General
TreasurerAuditor
Superintendent of Public Instruction

Director of Agriculture and Rural Development
Insurance Commissioner
Natural Resources Director
Labor Director
Public Service Commission

The Michigan Treasurer is a state executive position in the Michigan state government.

The office of the state treasurer collects, invests, and disburses all state money. The treasury additionally administers major tax and property laws and safeguards the state's credit.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Andy Dillon. He was appointed to the position in 2011 by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.

Authority

The state Constitution addresses the office of the Treasurer in Article V, the Executive Department.

Under Article V, Section 3:

The single executives heading principal departments shall include a secretary of state, a state treasurer and an attorney general...

Appointments

The Treasurer is appointed by the Governor.

Duties

The Treasurer is responsible for managing all state funds.[2] This includes:[1]

  • Administers major tax laws and property tax laws
  • Safeguarding the credit of the state and its local units of government
  • Investing retirement funds of Michigan's state employees, public school employees, state police and judges
  • Distributing revenue sharing monies to local units of government
  • Auditing municipal finance records
  • Reuniting abandoned property with its rightful owner.

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Michigan Treasurer was paid an estimated $174,204 according to the Council of State Governments.

Contact information

Michigan Department of Treasury
Lansing, Michigan 48922
Phone: (517) 373-3200

See also

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