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Revision as of 15:25, 26 December 2013

New Jersey Treasurer
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $1,797,194,000
Term limits:  None
Structure
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder

Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff.jpg
Name:  Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff
Assumed office:  February 22, 2010
Compensation:  $141,000
Other New Jersey Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerComptrollerCommissioner of EducationAgriculture SecretaryInsurance CommissionerCommissioner of Environmental ProtectionLabor CommissionerPublic Utilities Board

The Treasurer is a state executive position in the New Jersey state government.

As head of the Treasury Department, the Treasurer oversees the finances of the state.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff. He was appointed in 2010 by Gov. Chris Christie.[1]

Authority

The New Jersey Treasurer's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Title 52 of the New Jersey Permanent Statutes.

Title 52:18A-27

Powers and duties of State Treasurer transferred to State Treasurer as head of Department of Treasury.
The functions, powers and duties of the existing State Treasurer are continued, but such functions, powers and duties are hereby transferred to and vested in the State Treasurer designated as the head of the Department of the Treasury established hereunder.[2]

Qualifications

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Appointments

New Jersey state government organizational chart

The state treasurer is nominated by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.

Vacancies

Per Article V, Section I (13) of the New Jersey Constitution, in the event of a vacancy in the office of treasurer, the governor with the consent of the senate, appoints a new officeholder. If the vacancy occurs while the Legislature is in recess, the governor makes an ad interim appointment, which expires at the end of the next regular session of the Senate.

Duties

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Divisions

The Treasury Department is composed of the following divisions:[3]

  • Administration
  • Investment
  • Lottery
  • Office of the Chief Economist/Office of Revenue and Economic Analysis (OREA)
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  • Pension and Benefits
  • Property Management and Construction (DPMC)
  • Public Contracts EEO Compliance
  • Public Finance
  • Purchase and Property
  • Revenue and Enterprise Services (DORES)
  • Risk Management
  • Taxation

State budget

The budget for the Department of the Treasury in Fiscal Year 2013 was $1,797,194,000.[4]

Compensation

In 2010, the New Jersey Treasurer was paid an estimated $141,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

Historical officeholders

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Recent news

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Contact information

Department of the Treasury
P. O. Box 002
Trenton, NJ 08625-0002
Email: Online Contact Form

See also

External links

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