Dennis J. Stevenson
Chief Investment Officer State Treasurer Arizona
Dennis Stevenson first joined the Treasurer’s Office in January 2014 as Portfolio Manager and began serving as Chief Investment Officer in March 2018. In his role as Chief Investment Officer, Dennis is responsible for the financial advisory and management of all State Agency investment pools and the Local Government Investment Pools (LGIP) with more than $9 Billion in combined assets under management. Dennis is the chief strategist and has ultimate decision-making responsibility on all holdings and trades within these investment pools investing exclusively in fixed-income securities. Prior to his service for the Treasury, Dennis was a Financial Specialist at Merrill Lynch in charge of the brokerage’s Foreign Commodities positions in Europe. He also spent 15 years as a debt and equity Futures Trader on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange before moving to Arizona to accept a position as Bank Analyst for the First National Bank of Arizona. Born in Indiana, Dennis is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Economics.