Welcome to the Wyoming State Treasurer’s website. Mark Gordon, Wyoming State Treasurer, as well as his entire staff pledge to uphold the Constitution of Wyoming and serve its residents with honesty and accountability. As responsible stewards of the State’s assets we are grateful for the opportunity to serve the citizens of Wyoming. We are proud of the culture of the West and feel very fortunate to live and work in such beautiful surroundings.
The Treasurer’s Responsibilities
As Treasurer, Mark Gordon’s principal duty is to safeguard and invest all the funds of the state. Mr. Gordon was first elected to the position in 2014 but served for two years prior to that completing the term of Joe Meyer who passed away in office.
Wyoming's Treasurer serves as administrator for several programs including Wyoming Unclaimed Property and the Wyoming State Treasurer’s Asset Reserve (WYO-STAR), a pooled investment vehicle for local governments. The Treasurer serves on eight other boards and commissions including the State Loan and Investment Board, Board of Land Commissioners, and Board of Deposits among others. The Treasurer also serves on the boards of the Wyoming Community Development Authority and Wyoming Retirement System.
Before becoming Treasurer, Treasurer Gordon served as a Class B Director on the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City; as a Trustee of the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust; as a member and chair of the Environmental Quality Council; as a trustee of Johnson County School District 1 K-12, and other community boards. Nationally, he was elected in 2013 as Western Regional Vice President and has served on the Banking and Pension subcommittees of the National Association of State Treasurers. Treasurer Gordon has received accolades for the third year in a row as he was named in the Top 100 Most Significant and Impactful Asset Owners and Public Executives of 2015. This is a worldwide recognition awarded by the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI).
Mr. Gordon has had businesses on the main streets of Buffalo and Sheridan and worked for the oil and gas industry. He serves on the boards of Volunteers of America, the Ucross Foundation, and the Willow Park Reservoir Company. He grew up on a ranch west of Kaycee. He and his wife Jennie still own and run ranches in Johnson County. Together they have four grown children: two sons and two daughters.
Mr. Gordon graduated from Middlebury College in 1979 with a BA in History. He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing, hunting, climbing, rodeo, skiing, and kayaking. His experience reaches to agriculture, mineral and business development, tourism, recreation, and politics.