Meet Seth Magaziner
Seth Magaziner is General Treasurer of the State of Rhode Island where he is working to restore financial stability and expand economic opportunity for all Rhode Islanders.
Since taking office in January 2015, Seth has used the office to help create jobs, strengthen the state’s $8 billion pension fund and ensure all public servants have the dignity of a stable and secure retirement. Under Treasurer Magaziner’s leadership, the Rhode Island Treasury has become a national leader in transparency, launched the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, and developed a Back to Basics investment strategy to provide better performance and less risk to the state’s pension fund.
A native of Bristol, Rhode Island, Seth attended Brown University and earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Yale. Seth began his career as a public elementary school teacher in rural Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. After business school, he moved to Providence and was vice president at Trillium Asset Management, a Boston based investment firm that specializes in socially responsible investments.