Thomas Beadle


Thomas Beadle has served as North Dakota’s state treasurer since 2021 and is next up for reelection in 2024. Before being elected treasurer, he was a state representative from 2010-20. 

North Dakota requires its treasurer to serve on six state boards overseeing: investments, the teachers retirement fund, land set aside for universities and schools, tax equalization, state history, and canvassing.

Beyond public office, Beadle has worked as a real estate broker for KW Commercial in the Fargo area since 2009 and also worked for almost three years as a business development manager for Super Studio.


  • 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an Advancing American Freedom coalition letter to U.S. House leaders demanding that “The Woke 401(k) Rule Must Be Repealed” (3/28/23)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)
  • Presented concerns about environment, social, and governance (ESG) investment practices to the North Dakota Legislature’s interim Energy Development and Transmission Committee along with Utah Treasurer Marlo Oaks and West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore (7/26/22)
  • Signed a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission opposing the proposed rule known as The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors (6/17/22)
  • Signed a comment letter to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board regarding ESG practices in the municipal securities market (3/8/22)
  • Signed a letter opposing the proposed Department of Labor rule change entitled Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights (12/13/21)
  • 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)
  • Signed a letter to U.S. 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

Office of North Dakota State Treasurer
State Capitol / Third Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue / Department 120
Bismarck, ND 58505-0600
Phone: (701) 328-2643

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