New Jersey Department of the Treasury

State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury
Agency overview
Jurisdiction New Jersey
Headquarters State House, 125 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey
Agency executive
Parent agency State of New Jersey

The mission of the New Jersey Department of the Treasury is to formulate and manage the state's budget, generate and collect revenues, disburse the appropriations used to operate New Jersey state government, manage the state's physical and financial assets, and provide statewide support services to state and local government agencies as well as the citizens of New Jersey. The department’s overriding goal is to ensure the most beneficial use of fiscal resources and revenues to meet critical needs, all within a policy framework set by the governor.

At the time, Andrew Eristoff was nominated by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as state treasurer and assumed the duties of acting state treasurer on January 19, 2010. He was sworn in on March 2, 2010, after having been confirmed by the New Jersey Senate.[1]

The Office of the State Treasurer is one of the oldest units of New Jersey state government, the first treasurer named in 1776, following adoption of the first New Jersey State Constitution.

State Treasurer of New Jersey

  • Liz Muoio, January 2018 to present (Acting until April 2018)
  • Ford Scudder, November 2015 to January 2018 (Acting until September 2016)
  • Robert Romano, July 2015 to November 2015 (Acting)
  • Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff, January 2010 to July 2015 (Acting until March 2010)
  • David Rousseau, January 2008 to January 2010
  • Michellene Davis, September 2007 to January 2008 (Acting)
  • Bradley Abelow, January 2006 to August 2007[2]
  • John McCormac, January 2002 to January 2006
  • Peter Lawrance, February 2001 to January 2002
  • Isabel Miranda, January 2001 (Acting)[3][4]
  • Ronald Machold, August 1999 to January 2001
  • James DiEleuterio, July 1997 to August 1999
  • Brian Clymer, January 1994 to June 1997[5]
  • Samuel Crane, January 1992 to January 1994[6]
  • Douglas Berman, January 1990 to January 1992[7]
  • Feather O'Conner, January 1986 to January 1990
  • Michael Horn, March 1984 to January 1986
  • Kenneth Biederman, January 1982 to March 1984
  • Clifford Goldman, December 1976 to January 1982
  • Richard Leone, January 1974 to December 1976[8]
  • William Marfuggi, January 1973 to January 1974
  • Katharine Elkus White, 1961 (Acting)
  • John Kervick, July 1958 to January 1970
  • Aaron Neeld, May 1957 to July 1958
  • Archibald Alexander, January 1954 to May 1957
  • Walter Margetts, April 1949 to January 1954[9]
  • John J. Dickerson, January 1949 to April 1949
  • Robert C. Hendrickson, 1942 to January 1949
  • Albert Middleton, 1928[10]
  • William Read, 1916 to ???[11]
  • Edward Everett Grosscup, 1913 to 1916[12]
  • Daniel Spader Voorhees, 1907 to 1913[12][13]
  • Frank O. Briggs, 1902 to 1907[13][14][15]
  • George B. Swain, 1894 to 1901.
  • John J. Toffey, 1875 to 1891.
  • Gershom Mott, 1875.
  • Stacy A. Paxon, 1845 to 1847.
  • James Mott, 1783 to 1799.
  • John Stevens, 1776 to 1779[16]

See also


  1. "Office of the State Treasurer". State of New Jersey. Retrieved 2010-04-04.
  2. "Financier Is to Be Named New Jersey's Treasurer". New York Times. January 13, 2006. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  3. David M. Halbfinger (March 29, 2001). "Nominee Quits Treasurer Post In New Jersey". New York Times. Retrieved 2014-08-23. Five days after taking office as New Jersey's acting state treasurer, Isabel Miranda abruptly resigned...
  4. "New Jersey Treasurer Nominee Was Fired by Bank, Workers Say". New York Times. March 26, 2001. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  5. "New Jersey Treasurer Plans To Sell State Disability Fund". New York Times. January 25, 1997. Retrieved 2014-08-23. The State Treasurer, Brian W. Clymer
  6. "New Jersey's New Treasurer Defends Budget to Assembly". New York Times. March 20, 1992. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  7. "The 2d Man at the Helm of New Jersey's Taut Ship of State". New York Times. June 18, 1990. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  8. Roberts, Sam (21 July 2015). "Richard Leone, 75, Dies; Port Authority Chairman and Force in N.J. Politics". New York Times. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
  9. "Walter T. Margetts, 78, Dies. Ex-State Treasurer Of Jersey". New York Times. March 27, 1983. Retrieved 2014-08-23. Mr. Margetts served as Treasurer from 1949 to 1954, in the administration of Gov. Alfred E. Driscoll...
  10. "Middleton Made Jersey Traeasurer". New York Sun. January 31, 1928. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  11. "To Be Jersey's Treasurer. Republican Caucus Names Read of Camden for Grosscup's Place" (PDF). New York Times. February 1, 1916. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  12. 1 2 "Grosscup State Treasurer and Hughes Senator". New York Times. January 29, 1913. Retrieved 2013-11-16. At a joint session of both houses at noon, Edward E. Grosscup of Gloucester County, Chairman of the Democratic State Committee, was elected State Treasurer to succeed Daniel S. Voorhees, Republican. The latter was his party's choice for re-election, but the Democrats, with a majority vote of 46, had things their own way and wrested the office from the opposition after it had been in Republican hands for nineteen years.
  13. 1 2 Henry Cooper Pitney (1914). "Daniel Spader Voorhees". A History of Morris County, New Jersey: Embracing Upwards of Two Centuries, 1710-1913. p. 418. At a joint meeting of the legislature, February 14, 1907, Mr. Voorhees was appointed to the office of State Treasurer, for a full term of three years, to succeed Frank O. Briggs. He entered upon his duties, March 1, 1907, and at the expiration of his term was re-elected. serving at the present time (1913)...
  14. "New Jersey State Comptroller Tenders His Resignation". Philadelphia Record. February 11, 1902. Retrieved 2011-10-06.
  15. "Ex-Senator Briggs Dead in Trenton". New York Times. May 19, 1913. Retrieved 2011-10-27. was Chairman of the Republican State Committee until his death.
  16. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the United States as Illustrated in the Lives of the Founders, Builders, and Defenders of the Republic, and of the Men and Women who are Doing the Work and Moulding the Thought of the Present Time. J. T. White Company. 1901. Retrieved 18 January 2018.

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