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About the New Hampshire State Treasury

Part 2, Article 67 of the New Hampshire Constitution establishes the position of the Treasurer of the State of New Hampshire. In accordance with the Constitution, the Treasurer is elected by a joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives (the General Court).

This election takes place on the first Wednesday of December following the biennial election when the new General Court meets for organizational purposes. In colonial periods the treasurer was appointed by the chief executive and frequently served as both secretary of the province and treasurer.

During a joint session of the newly-elected legislature on Organization Day, Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Mr. Dwyer was elected State Treasurer for a second two-year term beginning January 4, 2017 and ending January 1, 2019.

In addition to serving on numerous statutory Board and Commissions, the Treasurer supervises a 22-member office conducting the functions of a corporate treasurer's office and is responsible for the management and investment of between $100-$600 million in daily liquidity, state banking functions, debt management and compliance (issuance of notes and bonds), and trust fund management.

State Treasurer Bill Dwyer

State Treasurer Bill Dwyer

Bill Dwyer is the New Hampshire State Treasurer, with responsibility for over $100 million of daily liquidity, over $1 billion of general obligation bonds, and all Treasury financial management activities (including the Division of Abandoned Property), as well as membership on several statutory boards and commissions, including serving as Chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Financing Committee. He is also a member of the Banking and Cash Management Committee of the National Association of State Treasurers.

Bill joined the State Treasury in 2010, serving as Deputy State Treasurer for nearly 3 years prior to being appointed Commissioner of the Treasury in March 2014 and elected State Treasurer in December 2014. He has over 30 years of experience in accounting, banking, finance, capital markets, strategic planning, and investment real estate tax consulting. He earned an MBA in finance with a concentration in the management of financial services from Boston University and a BS in accounting and business administration from Atlantic Union College.

Bill and his family reside in the Lakes Region. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Nashua Children's Home.


New Hampshire State Treasury
25 Capitol Street, Room 121  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2621  |  fax: (603) 271-3922
Abandoned Property:
(800) 791-0920 (in New Hampshire)  |  
(603) 271-2619