Maryland State Treasurer - MD
Maryland General Assembly
Maryland State Treasurer
Candidates for Maryland State Treasurer
The General Assembly of Maryland is charged by the Maryland Constitution with appointing the State Treasurer by joint ballot of the Senate and House of Delegates. A committee, appointed pursuant to Section 5-101(b) of the State Government Article of the Maryland Annotated Code, will review resumes of all applicants, hold a public hearing, and make a recommendation to the members of the General Assembly. The State Treasurer is the guardian of State funds, responsible for receiving, depositing, investing, and distributing State money. Among other duties, the Treasurer oversees the issuance of State debt, the investment of State funds, and the administration of the State Insurance Program. The State Treasurer also serves on a variety of fiscal planning committees and a number of other State boards, including the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System and the Board of Public Works. The Honorable Dereck E. Davis, the current State Treasurer, has applied for reappointment.
Other applicants must submit their resumes no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Applicants may also be asked to present themselves at a public hearing to be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. Resumes should be submitted to Marcia Alvarado, Staff Special Joint Legislative Committee to Select the State Treasurer Bill Drafting Office, Department of Legislative Services 1 East, Miller Senate Building Annapolis, Maryland 21401 410-946-5350 Baltimore/Annapolis 301-970-5350 Washington D.C. Metro Area 1-800-492-7122 for other areas in Maryland.