General Treasurer Seth Magaziner

General Treasurer

  • Date of Birth: 07/22/1983
  • Spouse: Julia McDowell
Contact Information
General Background
  • High School: Milton Academy
  • College: Brown University, BA
  • Graduate School: Yale University, MBA
  • Previous Occupations: Investment Professional; Teacher
Major Responsibilities
  • The Office of the General Treasurer manages the Employee's Retirement System of Rhode Island, which provides retirement benefits for more than 60,000 teachers, state employees and municipal employees. The Office also oversees the state's Crime Victims' Compensation Program, Unclaimed Property program, CollegeBound 529 savings programs; ABLE tax-advantaged savings accounts for Rhode Islanders living with disabilities, and is charged with the prudent stewardship of state funds and the processing of state disbursements.
Public Service Information
  • Public Offices and Appointments: Chair: ERSRI Retirement Board; State Investment Commission; Public Finance Management Board; Advisory Committee to Locally Administered Pension Plans; Member: Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank; Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation; Rhode Island Student Loan Authority
  • The General Treasurer is a statewide general officer charged with stewardship of the state's finances, including the state's investments, disbursements, borrowing, unclaimed property system, crime victims compensation program, and public employees retirement system. The General Treasurer is one of five General Officers elected every four years by the statewide electorate.
Key Staff
Chief of Staff, Seth Klaiman (401)222-2397
Deputy Chief of Staff, LeeAnn Byrne (401)222-2397
Deputy Treasurer, Financial Empowerment and Community Outreach, Charon Rose (401)222-2397
Chief Investment Officer, Andrew Junkin
Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Manca (401)462-7637
General Counsel/Deputy Treasurer, Amy Crane (401)462-7612
Director of Communications, Rosie Hilmer (401)222-2240
Deputy Director of Communications, Patricia Socorras (401)222-2397
Senior Advisor, Policy and Communications, Randy Rice (401)222-2397
Executive Director, Retirement System, Frank J.Karpinski (401)462-7660

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