Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff
Andrew P. Sidamon-Eristoff was nominated by Governor Chris Christie as State Treasurer and assumed the duties of Acting State Treasurer on January 19, 2010. On March 2, 2010, having received Senate confirmation, he was officially sworn in as the Treasurer of the State of New Jersey.† †

Mr. Sidamon-Eristoff is an accomplished leader in public sector budget, revenue and tax system administration. †Prior to his nomination, from 2003 to 2006, Mr. Sidamon-Eristoff served as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, the nationís second-largest state revenue administration.† From 1999 to 2002, he served as New York City Commissioner of Finance and as a three-times elected member of the New York City Council from 1993 to 1999.

Between 2006 and 2008, Mr. Sidamon-Eristoff performed a series of short-term consulting assignments from Chemonics International, an international development consulting firm, then executing a Business Climate Reform project in the Republic of Georgia for the U.S. States Agency for International Development.

Mr. Sidamon-Eristoff is currently a member of the Internal Revenue Serviceís Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee and is a former President of the North Eastern States Tax Officials Association and board member of the Federation of Tax Administrators.

Mr. Sidamon-Eristoff earned a bachelorís degree, cum laude, from Princeton University and a juris doctor degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.† He also earned an Advanced Professional Certificate in Information Technology from New York University.

He is married to the former Catherine E. Baxter and they have three children.