About the Treasurer
John K. Weinstein, Allegheny County Treasurer
Mr. Weinstein is a lifelong resident of Allegheny County. Although he started his career in the private sector, he has followed his passion by committing to a career in public service. He has served as the elected Allegheny County Treasurer since 1999 and has been re-elected countywide to five (5) consecutive terms. Mr. Weinstein also serves as the President of the Retirement Board of Allegheny County and oversees the pension investment portfolio of nearly $800 million. Furthermore, he oversees the collection, investment, and disbursement of over one billion dollars of county funds.
Among other notable achievements, Mr. Weinstein was awarded the Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence by the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada. This is the seventh time that the Treasurer’s Investment Policy has won this prestigious honor. The County’s Investment Policy is distinguished and recognized as a comprehensive and well-developed investment policy that exemplifies a solid fiduciary standard.
In addition, Mr. Weinstein has become a leader in green initiatives by implementing eBILL and ePAY for County Real Estate Property Taxes. He also established ePAY for Alcohol and Rental Vehicle Taxes and ePAY for Dog Licenses in Allegheny County. Treasurer Weinstein is committed to helping transform Allegheny County into a truly “Green” government.
- Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada
- Financial Executives International
- Government Finance Officers Association
- Northeastern Regional Tax Collectors & Treasurers Association
- Pennsylvania County Treasurers Association
- Pennsylvania State Tax Collectors Association
Memberships and Activities
- ALCOSAN Board of Directors
- Animal Friends
- Boys & Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania
- Phipps Conservatory
- Roberto Clemente Foundation
- University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Institute (UPCI)
Receive, Invest, Disburse and Safeguard the monies of the county.
The Allegheny County Treasurer’s Office is an independent elected office whose primary mission is to receive, invest, disburse and safeguard the monies of the County. The Treasurer’s Office strives to provides excellent customer service to the citizens of Allegheny County while fulfilling the duties and responsibilities mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Home Rule Charter of Allegheny County, with efficiency, productivity and transparency.
Janice C. Vinci,
Chief Deputy Treasurer
Finance and Accounting
Kevin J. Fischer,
Second Deputy Treasurer
Taxes, Licensing, and Information Technology
Managing the Treasury
Our certified investment policy governs the investment program of the County Treasury under the jurisdiction of Treasurer John K. Weinstein. The objectives of the policy in order of priority are safety, liquidity and yield.
The policy provides for a market rate of return to be earned without assuming undue risk to principal, while meeting the cash flow demands of the county.
Authority to manage the Treasury emanates from Pennsylvania Statute, as well as, the Administrative Code of Allegheny County.
This award winning policy has been certified by the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada.