Alabama State Treasurer

Young J. Boozer, III

State Treasurer Young J. Boozer, III


State Treasurer: 2011 --




Young J. Boozer, III, was born in Birmingham and raised in Tuscaloosa. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University and a master’s degree in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. During the past four decades, Boozer’s career in banking, finance and investments has taken him from Citibank in New York and Crocker National Bank in Los Angeles, to Coral Petroleum in Houston and Colonial Bank in Montgomery. 

Boozer also served as Deputy State Finance Director for Governor Bob Riley after retiring in 2007 from his position as Executive Vice President at Colonial Bank. During his tenure in the Alabama Department of Finance, he played a key role in saving millions of taxpayer dollars through the restructuring of state bond debt and derivatives. Boozer left the Riley Administration in early 2010 to run for State Treasurer in his first race for elected office.


He is a member of and has held leadership roles in several organizations, including the Church of the Ascension in Montgomery, the Montgomery Rotary Club, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the Boy Scouts of America and Stanford University.


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