Jeff Atwater

State:Florida
Current Office:State Treasurer
Party:Republican Party

 

Jeff Atwater, a fifth-generation Floridian, was elected Florida's Chief Financial Officer November 2, 2010.

In 2000, he began his legislative service as a member of the Florida House of Representatives. Two years later, he ran for and was elected to the Florida Senate where he continued to serve the people of Broward and Palm Beach Counties. After chairing high profile Senate committees, Jeff gained the unanimous support of his fellow Senators in becoming Senate President and led the Senate from 2008 through 2010. In the Legislature, Jeff dedicated his 10 years of service to improving the lives of Floridians by lowering taxes, protecting key investments in early childhood education, raising school performance standards and establishing incentives that attract emerging industries to Florida.

Jeff received his Bachelor's degree in Finance and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Florida.

Jeff and his wife, Carole, have four children.

 

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Florida (change)

 
Nicknamed the “Sunshine State,” Florida has a population of over 18.5 million people. Major cities include the capital of Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami and Pensacola.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Rick Scott
Lieutenant Governor: Jennifer Carroll
Attorney General: Pam Bondi
State Treasurer: Jeff Atwater
Secretary of State: Kurt S. Browning