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Michigan Treasurer
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Authority:  Michigan Constitution, Article V, Section 3 the Executive Department
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Andy Dillon.jpg
Name:  Andy Dillon
Assumed office:  2011
Compensation:  $174,204
Other Michigan Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of Public InstructionDirector of Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources DirectorLabor DirectorPublic 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.


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...


The Treasurer is appointed by the Governor.


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.


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

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