State Treasurer

Vermonters with disabilities get new investment opportunity

The program, administered through the state treasurer’s office, lets people with disabilities save more money without losing state and federal benefits.

Richard Dunne: Make the future great again

How do we expect to accomplish anything if we are unable to intermingle with individuals who have differing beliefs?

VSAC and State Treasurer Beth Pearce Announce Initiative to Lower Loan Costs for Vermont Parents and Students

News Release — VSAC May 24, 2016 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] New Vermont Advantage loans will benefit from local investment financing program WINOOSKI (May 24, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and State Treasurer Beth Pearce today announced that $4 million in local investment financing will be directed to lower the fixed rates […]

Actuaries recommend increase in state contribution to retirement funds

The state’s assets currently meet 75.1 percent of the total obligation to the state employees’ retirement system. For the teachers’ fund, the state has 58.6 percent of the total need.

Teachers’ retirement fund growing, state treasurer says

Beth Pearce says the plan to rebuild the fund is working.

Don Schramm: Vermont can be a leader in the climate movement

Many Vermonters, including state pension holders, are calling on Peter Shumlin, Beth Pearce and the Vermont Pension Investment Committee to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Treasurer Beth Pearce endorsed by Vermont Troopers’ Association

Beth Pearce, Democratic nominee for State Treasurer, has been endorsed by the Vermont Troopers’ Association.

State Treasurer Beth Pearce files for re-election

State Treasurer Beth Pearce filed paperwork with the Vermont Secretary of State’s office today, signaling she will seek re-election.

Tentative funding deal reached for retired teacher health care

Creative financing, new fees and increased contributions from new hires go into the plan to net $20 million in funds for next year. The Legislature has just weeks to review and vote on the deal, which is not endorsed by officials who represent school boards and towns.

Fossil fuel-free investment option available to participants in state and municipal defined contribution plans

State Treasurer Beth Pearce and Vermont Municipal Employees’ Retirement System Board Chair Steve Jeffrey announced today that participants in both the State and municipal defined contribution retirement plans will now have the option of investing retirement savings in a fossil fuel-free mutual fund.

State Treasurer Pearce proposes addition of fossil-free mutual fund to deferred compensation plan

News Release — State Treasurer’s Office Jan. 23, 2014 MONTPELIER — State Treasurer Beth Pearce will present a proposal to the Vermont State Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees that would add a fossil-free mutual fund investment option for employees contributing to the State’s deferred compensation plan. The proposal will be presented at their February […]

State Treasurer Pearce announces unclaimed property receipts at $64 million

News Release — State Treasurer’s Office Nov. 5, 2013 MONTPELIER — Could you use an unexpected $385 in cash? That’s the average claim amount paid by the Vermont State Treasurer’s Office last fiscal year to the 13,435 individuals who discovered they had unclaimed financial property. State Treasurer Beth Pearce announced today that there’s now more […]

Pearce: Unfunded health care obligations threaten teacher pensions

State treasurer warns that deferred payments for retired teacher health care triples cost due to interest.

State treasurer prefers local investments to public banking

Beth Pearce says utilizing existing organizational infrastructure in new ways is the answer to renewed calls to study the option of establishing a state bank.