Josh Haeder


Josh Haeder recently began his second term as South Dakota’s state treasurer, having first been elected in 2018. He is next up for reelection in 2026.

Since 2014, Haeder has worked as the managing partner of the Haeder Organization, a real estate investment company focused on affordable housing. Prior to running for public office, he worked as CEO of a national credit counseling agency that assists individuals and families faced with bankruptcy. He also worked for four years as a regional director for U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), who is a member of the Senate Banking Committee.

Haeder holds a BS in Public Safety Management and an MA in Intelligence and Global Security from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


  • Signed State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF) organized resolution supporting Israel’s genocide in Gaza and committing to invest in SFOF bronze-sponsor Israel Bonds despite “Moodys and Standard and Poors (S&P) have[ing] recently downgraded Israel’s credit score, citing a negative outlook on Israel’s economy (5/14/24)
  • Signed an Advancing American Freedom coalition letter to leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives demanding that “The Woke 401(k) Rule Must Be Repealed” (3/28/23)
  • Signed a letter to Morningstar asking the company to stop its negative ratings of firms connected to Israel (8/25/22)
  • Signed a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) opposing the proposed rule known as The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors (6/17/22)
  • Signed an SFOF letter opposing the FDIC proposed principles on climate-related financial risk management for large financial institutions (6/3/22)
  • Hosted the panel “Free Economies are Clean Economies” at the SFOF 2022 National Meeting with Kohn Hart, co-founder ofC3 Solutions, and Anthony B. Kim, a research fellow and manager of global engagement at The Heritage Foundation (2/17/22)
  • Signed a letter to the banking industry warning that state financial officers “will be taking collective action in response to the ongoing and growing economic boycott of traditional energy production industries by U.S. financial institutions” (11/22/21)
  • Participated in a “Preventing Fraud” panel at the SFOF 2021 Fall National Meeting with Ashlee Hartman, executive director of Kyriba; Steve Otwell, director of payments at Kyriba; and Jonathan Williams, an SFOF senior policy advisor (11/3/21)
  • Signed a letter to Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry expressing “deep concern with recent reports” that the Biden administration is “privately pressuring U.S. banks and financial institutions to refuse to lend to or invest in coal, oil, and natural gas companies” (5/25/21)
  • Signed an SFOF letter urging President Biden to withdraw his nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin as vice chair for supervision at the Federal Reserve for her “radical banking and economic views” that would “disrupt the private banking sector, reliable energy supplies, and the U.S. economy” (1/31/21)

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Contact Information

SD State Treasurer
500 E Capitol Avenue, Suite 212
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3378
Email: NA

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