Mr. Richard Geisenberger

Secretary of Finance, State of Delaware

Richard J. “Rick” Geisenberger was sworn in as Delaware’s 18th Secretary of Finance on January 18, 2017. He was nominated by Governor John C. Carney and confirmed by the Delaware Senate. The Secretary of Finance is the state’s chief financial officer, and is responsible for promoting Delaware’s fiscal health through fair and efficient forecasting, generation, collection and accounting of state funds. He oversees the State’s Division of Revenue, Division of Accounting, Office of Unclaimed Property, and the State Lottery Office. Together these agencies collected a record $3 billion for the state’s General Fund in Fiscal Year 2019. The Office of the Secretary is also responsible for statewide revenue forecasting, tax policy analysis, and bond finance.

Mr. Geisenberger serves on several financial oversight bodies, including the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council, the Delaware Public Employees Retirement System Board of Trustees, the Delaware Health Care Commission, and the Cash Management Policy Board to name a few. He also serves as the Vice Chair of the Diamond State Port Corporation that owns the Port of Wilmington.


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