Office of the Maine State Treasurer
Welcome to the Office of the State Treasurer. We provide state agencies with efficient banking and financial services, which include revenue collection, payment issuance, reconciliation, and trust management. We also manage state investments with safety, liquidity and yield in mind. Our office also manages debt payments and issuance, ensuring that bonds authorized by voters are efficiently sold in the marketplace to provide funding for capital projects statewide. In addition, we hold over $200 million in unclaimed funds for Maine residents and we work each day to reunite owners with their money. Our professional staff proudly serves each individual in this great state. Reach out to us with any questions or concerns that you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.
Treasurer Announces American Innovation $1 Coin Program And Asks Mainers For Ideas For Maine’s Coin
Augusta, ME: Maine Treasurer, Henry E.M. Beck today announced the state’s participation in the United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program, a multi-year series to honor innovation and innovators by issuing $1 coins for each of the 50 states. Four new $1 coins with distinctive designs will be released each year from 2019 through 2032. Maine’s $1 Innovation Coin is scheduled for release in 2024. According to Treasurer Beck, “Maine has a unique opportunity to showcase a state-specific innovation and/or innovator in the field of science, its impact and connection to the state and we encourage the public to submit ideas,” he said.
The Office of the State Treasurer, (OST) will be accepting submissions from the public by mail, email and its website (https://www.maine.gov/treasurer/american-innovation-coin.shtml) through June 1, 2021.
Unfortunately, this state office cannot answer questions about receiving Federal Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments from the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, DC.
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The State Treasurer serves as a director or ex officio member on the following boards:
- Adaptive Equipment Loan Board
- Board of Emergency Municipal Finance
- DIRIGO Health Agency Board of Trustees
- Finance Authority of Maine
- Indian Housing Mortgage Insurance Committee
- Maine Health and Higher Education Facilities Authority
- Maine Governmental Facilities Authority
- Maine Municipal Bond Bank
- Maine Public Utility Financing Bank