John D. Perdue

John D. Perdue

John D. Perdue | Treasurer of the State of West Virginia | Ex officio Member

John D. Perdue

Designee(s) | Diana Stout or Josh Stowers

The Honorable John D. Perdue is West Virginia’s 24th State Treasurer and is currently serving his sixth term in office. Treasurer Perdue’s public service career spans more than 40 years. His experience includes working as an assistant commissioner at the Department of Agriculture and serving as a senior aide for Governor Gaston Caperton’s administration.

As the banker of state government, Treasurer Perdue has developed strict financial management procedures and assembled a skilled staff of professionals. The Treasurer is also in charge of the Unclaimed Property Division, which has returned more than $160 million to rightful owners over the course of his administration.

Treasurer Perdue established West Virginia’s SMART529 College Savings Plan, which helps children and their families save for higher education. In addition, he oversees the state’s Board of Treasury Investments, the West Virginia Retirement Plus Deferred Compensation Plan, and the nationally award-winning NetWorth financial literacy initiative.

Treasurer Perdue is the only West Virginia State Treasurer to serve as president of both the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) and the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA). Perdue is a 1972 graduate of West Virginia University and native of Boone County. He and his wife Robin have two daughters.

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