MD State Treasurer Dereck Davis
Dereck E. Davis was elected and sworn in as the 24th Maryland State Treasurer in December 2021. As State Treasurer, he serves as the chief representative of the State dealing with financial rating agencies and investment banking firms. Additionally, Treasurer Davis serves on several key State Boards and financial planning committees, including Maryland’s Capital Debt Affordability Committee, Commission on State Debt, Board of Revenue Estimates, the Maryland State Retirement and Pension Systems Board of Trustees, the Maryland 529 Board, the Maryland Environmental Service Board of Directors, the Maryland Supplemental Retirement Plans Board of Trustees, and the Maryland Commission on Climate Change. Unique among the Treasurer’s responsibilities is his position on Maryland’s Board of Public Works with the Governor and the Comptroller of the State. This Board oversees a substantial portion of the procurement contracts of the State.
Born in Washington, D.C and raised in Capitol Heights, Maryland, Treasurer Davis earned both his bachelor’s degree in political science and master's degree in public policy from the University of Maryland College Park. Treasurer Davis represented the 25th Legislative District of Prince George’s County in the Maryland House of Delegates for 27 years prior to being elected Treasurer. Dereck and his wife, Monique, reside with their two children, Dereck Jr. and Nyla, in Mitchellville, Maryland.