Curtis Loftis is the State Treasurer of South Carolina. He was elected in 2010, winning all 46 counties and was re-elected in 2014.
As Treasurer, he is the state’s “private banker.” He manages, invests, and has custody of more than $65 billion in public funds, including the state’s pension funds. Treasurer Loftis is a nationally recognized advocate for public pension reform, and his leadership has been featured in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Institutional Investor, Bond Buyer, and The New York Times. He is a sought after speaker and has presented to groups such as the Wall Street Journal Private Equity Conference, The SkyBridge Alternative (SALT) Conference, and the World Pension Forum. In 2013, he was named “Friend of the Taxpayer” by the South Carolina Association of Taxpayers.
Treasurer Curtis Loftis is the Vice Chairman of the State Fiscal Accountability Authority, the Chairman of the Board of Financial Institutions, the Vice Chairman of the South Carolina Education Authority, and the Vice Chairman of the South Carolina Tobacco Authority. Treasurer Loftis is the Vice President of the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators and will become its President in January, 2017. He is also a member of the South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission which manages the $30 billion retirement fund’s investments.
He is a member of the Cayce-West Columbia Rotary Club, and he is a 1981 graduate of the University of South Carolina.
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