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Missouri State Treasurer

Clint Zweifel was sworn in as Missouri's 45th State Treasurer on Jan. 12, 2009. At 35, Clint became Missouri's youngest State Treasurer in more than a century. He was elected to the position Nov. 4, 2008.

As Missouri State Treasurer, Clint is the State's Chief Financial Officer. His office manages Missouri's $20 billion in annual State revenues, directs the State's banking services and manages Missouri's $3.5 billion investment portfolio. The State Treasurer's Office is responsible for safeguarding $450 million in unclaimed assets turned over to the State by banks, businesses, insurance companies and government agencies, and tries to find the rightful owners. Clint also serves on the management boards of several public entities.

Contact:

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel
P.O. Box 210
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573) 751-8533
Fax: (573) 751-0343

Jon Galloway
(573) 751-7595 - Office
(573) 418-2923 - Cell

Senate Passes Blunt Amendment To Protect Private Sector Jobs, Homeowners From Burdensome Rate Increases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 31, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded the inclusion of his amendment in the flood insurance bill, which was passed by the U.S. Senate today. Blunt’s amendment will help protect private sector...

Clay Cosponsors Consumer Mortgage Choice Act

WASHINGTON, DC - March 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri, a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Domestic & International Monetary Policy and Technolo...

Clay Announces $8.4 Million Renewal of HUD Continuum of Care Grants to Combat...

WASHINGTON, DC - March 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $8.4 million in grant renewals to twelve community-based nonpro...

Slow Recovery Continues Despite Dip in Single Family Permits in August

September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home building in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area continued its slow recovery in August with 260 single-family permits issued, bringing the total this year to 2,026 which is a 34.9 percent improvement from the ...

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel returns $382,000 in Unclaimed Property to two St. Louis-area women

ST. LOUIS, MO - August 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today he has returned $265,000 and $117,000 in Unclaimed Property to two women in the St. Louis area, respectively. Since January, Treasurer Zwei...

Statement from State Treasurer Clint Zweifel following unanimous approval of his plan to tackle...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) issued a statement today following the ratification of a $122 million housing plan to tackle homelessness in Missouri. The plan was approved unanimous...

2011 State Fair attendees find nearly $90,000 in Unclaimed Property

SEDALIA, MO - August 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The 2011 Missouri State Fair ended Sunday, and State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) said 426 people went home knowing they will be receiving extra cash. During the course of the fair, $87,157 wo...

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel renews call for state’s housing commission to ratify funding to...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today renewed his call for the state’s housing commission to approve using 33 percent of its housing tax credits resources, or about $122 million i...

Treasurer Clint Zweifel says millions in unclaimed cash available at the State Fair

SEDALIA, MO - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today that members of his Unclaimed Property team will be at the 2011 State Fair each day starting Thursday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mat...

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel warns Missourians of Unclaimed Property email scam

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) is warning Missourians of an email scam being sent nationwide that claims the recipient is owed $2.8 million in Unclaimed Property found in a metal trunk ...

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel returns more than $1 million in Unclaimed Property to just...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - May 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today he returned more than $1 million in Unclaimed Property to just eight account owners. Five individuals and three businesses each have received more than $100,000 since mid-February. The recipients are not being identified for privacy reasons.

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel unveils Missouri’s first prototype Unclaimed Property Search Kiosk

COLUMBIA, MO - April 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today unveiled and demonstrated his first prototype Unclaimed Property Search Kiosk at the Department of Revenue Columbia License Office. The kiosk, developed by Treasurer Zweifel, makes Missouri one of the first states in the nation with the tool. Individuals are able to quickly search for and claim Unclaimed Property while at the license office through the kiosk.

Treasurer Clint Zweifel announces record breaking pace – $18 million in Unclaimed Property returned...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today announced he is on a record setting pace for Unclaimed Property returns in fiscal year 2011. In the first six months, $18 million in Unclaimed Property was returned – an 8 percent increase over the same period the previous year. More than 60,000 accounts have been returned as well, a 32 percent increase year over year

Places for People and Treasurer Clint Zweifel break ground on specialized housing for chronically...

December 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) and Places for People broke ground today on Places at Page, Missouri’s first affordable housing development funded by the state’s housing commission specifically targeted to alleviate homelessness amongst individuals living with severe and persistent mental illness. Places for People Executive Director Francie Broderick, Treasurer Zweifel, construction workers and future Places at Page residents helped break down a wall in the new facility expected to be completed by late 2011.

Keep track of your gift cards and certificates – even expired ones may still...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - November 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) is reminding Missourians that heading into Black Friday, those new gift cards and gift certificates may one day become Unclaimed Property. The key is keeping the physical card or certificate. Even if a gift card or certificate expires, any remaining value is required to be turned over to Treasurer Zweifel after five years and can be searched for at www.ShowMeMoney.com. Nearly $60,000 in gift card and certificate credit has been returned to Missourians from Unclaimed Property since January 2010, and more than $5.2 million is waiting for account owners

Treasurer Clint Zweifel honored as Outstanding Legislator by National Alliance on Mental Illness St....

FRONTENAC, MO - November 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) has been chosen to receive the Outstanding Legislator Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness – St. Louis. Treasurer Zweifel will receive the award at 9 p.m on Saturday, November 13 at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac Hotel. The award recognizes his efforts to create specialized housing through the state’s housing agency targeted specifically at Missourians suffering from mental illness and chronic homelessness

Statement from Treasurer Clint Zweifel following approval of his plan to provide housing for...

JEFFERSON CITY, DC - August 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Wednesday, State Treasurer Clint Zweifel called on the Missouri Housing Development Commission to pass his plan to create housing to tackle homelessness and mental illness. The plan required no new spending; instead it leveraged existing federal and state resources. Following is a statement from Treasurer Zweifel on the approval of a new version of his plan that now includes funding for two housing developments focused on chronically homeless individuals, those suffering from a mental illness, Missourians with a physical or developmental disability and youth aging out of foster care:

Statement from Treasurer Clint Zweifel following approval of his plan to provide housing for...

JEFFERSON CITY, DC - August 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Wednesday, State Treasurer Clint Zweifel called on the Missouri Housing Development Commission to pass his plan to create housing to tackle homelessness and mental illness. The plan required no new spending; instead it leveraged existing federal and state resources. Following is a statement from Treasurer Zweifel on the approval of a new version of his plan that now includes funding for two housing developments focused on chronically homeless individuals, those suffering from a mental illness, Missourians with a physical or developmental disability and youth aging out of foster care:

Statement from Treasurer Clint Zweifel following approval of his plan to provide housing for...

JEFFERSON CITY, DC - August 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Wednesday, State Treasurer Clint Zweifel called on the Missouri Housing Development Commission to pass his plan to create housing to tackle homelessness and mental illness. The plan required no new spending; instead it leveraged existing federal and state resources. Following is a statement from Treasurer Zweifel on the approval of a new version of his plan that now includes funding for two housing developments focused on chronically homeless individuals, those suffering from a mental illness, Missourians with a physical or developmental disability and youth aging out of foster care:

Treasurer Clint Zweifel calls for $127 million housing package for Missourians suffering from mental...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today called on the Missouri Housing Development Commission to pass a multi-million dollar package to provide housing for Missourians suffering from a mental illness at its meeting on August 20 in Jefferson City. The plan requires no new spending; instead it leverages existing federal and state resources by allocating $127 million, or 33 percent, of affordable housing resources for fiscal year 2011 to create needed housing that tackles mental illness and chronic homelessness.

Treasurer Clint Zweifel calls for $127 million housing package for Missourians suffering from mental...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today called on the Missouri Housing Development Commission to pass a multi-million dollar package to provide housing for Missourians suffering from a mental illness at its meeting on August 20 in Jefferson City. The plan requires no new spending; instead it leverages existing federal and state resources by allocating $127 million, or 33 percent, of affordable housing resources for fiscal year 2011 to create needed housing that tackles mental illness and chronic homelessness.

Treasurer Clint Zweifel calls for $127 million housing package for Missourians suffering from mental...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today called on the Missouri Housing Development Commission to pass a multi-million dollar package to provide housing for Missourians suffering from a mental illness at its meeting on August 20 in Jefferson City. The plan requires no new spending; instead it leverages existing federal and state resources by allocating $127 million, or 33 percent, of affordable housing resources for fiscal year 2011 to create needed housing that tackles mental illness and chronic homelessness.

Treasurer Clint Zweifel announces record $35 million in Unclaimed Property returned

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - July 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today announced his administration returned a record $35 million in Unclaimed Property to a record 92,000 account holders during fiscal year 2010.

Treasurer Clint Zweifel opens Unclaimed Property Vaults

Receives 960 safe deposit boxes; 1 in 10 Missourians has Unclaimed Property. JEFFERSON CITY, MO - April 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) opened the Unclaimed Property vaults today to give media and citizens a view of some of the more unique and odd items held by his office. The more unique property comes from safe deposit boxes received after five years of no contact with the owners. Four tickets from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago, an uncut sheet of $1 bills and a baby bonnet are examples of property coming out of the 960 safe deposit boxes received since January.

Treasurer Zweifel to host Unclaimed Property Open House

April 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Missouri’s Largest Lost & Found will be open to the media Thursday, April 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) will host a media open house as Unclaimed Property opens recently received safe deposit boxes. These safe deposit boxes often contain coins, stamps, jewelry, wills and savings bonds. Many items will be on display, including some of the more unusual items received by Treasurer Zweifel’s office. This year, Treasurer Zweifel will display a sampling of the 94 military medals his office is holding

Treasurer Clint Zweifel releases statement on clean audit of his office

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - March 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) issued a statement following yesterday's release of a clean audit of his office performed by State Auditor Susan Montee's office.

Treasurer Clint Zweifel announces $10 million small business and farm investment in northwest Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, MO - March 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) was in St. Joseph today to announce that since January 2009 his administration had made more than $10 million in low-interest loans to farms and small businesses in northwest Missouri. While at a stop at FCS Financial, Treasurer Zweifel said 126 loans had been made impacting 71 jobs and 106 farmers in the region. Borrowers in the region will save an estimated $152,000 in interest annually using loans made through the Missouri Linked Deposit Program.

Treasurer Zweifel and Attorney General Koster announce $303,000 settlement with Sprint Award impacts 3,640...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - March 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) and Attorney General Chris Koster announced today they had reached a $303,000 settlement in a lawsuit against Sprint over uncashed and unclaimed rebate checks. Treasurer Zweifel said his office had already added more than 3,600 Missourians affected by the lawsuit to ShowMeMoney.com. Thirty-six states signed on to the $22 million settlement. As a result, thousands of people will be able to claim their rebate checks and put money back in their pockets.

Treasurer Clint Zweifel Announces $36 million Investment in Northeast Missouri Says 469 loans issued...

KIRKSVILLE, MO - February 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) was in Kirksville today to announce that since January 2009 his administration had made more than $36 million in low-interest loans to farms and small businesses in the northeast Missouri. While at a stop at the Bank of Kirksville, Treasurer Zweifel said 469 loans had been made impacting 398 jobs and 387 farmers in the region. Borrowers in the region will save an estimated $608,000 in interest annually using loans made through the Missouri Linked Deposit Program.

Treasurer Zweifel Applauds Initial Approval of Bill Protecting Medals of Honor for Veterans

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - February 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful)today applauded the House Committee on Veterans for voting unanimously to send a bill to the full House that protects and respects the service of Missouri's military veterans. The Veterans Medals Bill, HB 1745, ensures military medals held by Unclaimed Property in Treasurer Zweifel's office will never be auctioned or sold. Treasurer Zweifelestablished the administrative policy that led to HB 1745 upon taking office

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