County Treasurer Eric Peters has served since 2009. He serves the citizens of Cole County by performing the duties outlined in, among others, Chapter 54 of the Missouri Revised Statutes.
His primary duty is that of custodian of all county fund monies (from receipting to reconciliation) and he manages the county’s investment portfolio with an emphasis on liquidity and risk avoidance. Investments currently include U.S. Treasury bills and certificates of deposit. Eric is responsible for the disbursement of payments as final signatory. He has key responsibilities in the issuance of all general obligation and revenue bonds. He also fulfills numerous administrative and executive duties of the county including fund and tax distributions and safeguarding and disbursing unclaimed property.