News

What's Your Question? 

   

   



Answer

You can begin your search to recover lost funds at the Ohio Department of Commerce's Division of Unclaimed Funds. Conveniently located on our website; click Unclaimed Funds under the Transparency Menu on top of any page. Or call (614) 466-4433.

Thank you for your question.

X

I believe government should serve the people. Feel free to contact my office if you have any questions we can assist in answering.

RECENT QUESTION

Where can I find my unclaimed money?
See Answer »

State Treasury Feed

Show:
10/26/2017 CPIM Academy: Cleveland area
Treasurer Josh Mandel Announces Launch of the City of Willowick Checkbook on OhioCheckbook.com
content containter top

9/13/2016

Columbus Dispatch: All Ohio public pension funds join state online checkbook

The Columbus Dispatch 
By Alan Johnson
September 13, 2016 

Ohio is the first U.S. state to have all its public pension system financial data accessible to the public online.

Representatives from Ohio's five statewide public pension funds joined Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel on Tuesday in announcing the financial information is now available at OhioCheckbook.com, the state's online checkbook site.

The agencies are the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, State Teachers Retirement System, School Employees Retirement System, Ohio Highway Patrol Retirement System and Ohio Police and Fire Pension Funds. They cover more than 132,000 individual transactions totaling in excess of $720 million in recent years.

"A pension system that is responsible for the stewardship of member and employer contributions must always operate in full view of the public," said Karen Carraher, director of the Public Employees Retirement System, largest of the five.

The teachers system, covering nearly 500,000 active, inactive and retired teachers, is "pleased to partner with the treasurer's office on this transparency initiative to include STRS Ohio's administrative expenses on the Ohio Checkbook," said Executive Director Michael Nehf.

Mandel, who started the online checkbook almost two years ago, said his idea is to "create an army of citizen watchdogs who are empowered to hold public officials accountable."

The checkbook now includes $540 billion in spending over eight years and 148 million transactions.

####

content container bottom