About the Arizona Treasurer:

The Arizona Treasurer is a statewide-elected position who serves as Arizona’s Chief Banker and Investment Officer, as well as the Chair of Arizona’s State Board of Investment. The Treasurer manages Arizona’s investment portfolio.

The Basics of the Arizona Treasurer:

The Arizona Treasurer is a statewide-elected position who serves as Arizona’s Chief Banker and Investment Officer, as well as the Chair of Arizona’s State Board of Investment. The Treasurer manages Arizona’s investment portfolio and is required to authorize and balance the state’s accounts. The Treasurer also directs the state’s banking services.

Detailed Rules and Responsibilities of the Arizona Treasurer:

The Arizona Treasurer is a statewide-elected position who serves as Arizona’s Chief Banker and Investment Officer, as well as the Chair of Arizona’s State Board of Investment. The Treasurer manages Arizona’s investment portfolio and is required to authorize and balance the state’s accounts. The Treasurer also directs the state’s banking services and is in charge of protecting taxpayer money. The Treasurer contracts with Arizona banks to handle state money, including receipts and disbursements. The Treasurer’s office also provides reports on the state’s accounts, balances and payment activities.


Additional Information

Definitions provided by Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy.