Steven Grossman (politician)
|Grossman (right) at the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service at Suffolk Law School on January 30, 2014|
|57th Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts|
January 3, 2011
|Preceded by||Tim Cahill|
|Chairman of the Democratic National Committee|
January 21, 1997 – January 22, 1999
|Preceded by||Donald Fowler|
|Succeeded by||Joe Andrew|
|Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party|
|Preceded by||Chester Atkins|
|Succeeded by||Joan Menard|
February 17, 1946 |
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||Princeton University
Steven Grossman (born February 17, 1946) is the Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts and candidate for Governor of Massachusetts. Grossman previously served as Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party from 1991 to 1993, President of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) from 1992 to 1997 and Chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1997 to 1999.
Prior to his involvement in politics, Grossman worked at Goldman Sachs. In 1974 he left Goldman Sachs to work in his family business, a paper supplier called Massachusetts Envelope Company, now the Grossman Marketing Group.
In 2012 Grossman was named number 47 on a list of the 100 most influential institutional investors worldwide by the Asset International magazine.
Education and military service
From 1991 to 1993, he was Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party, also serving as Chairman of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee from 1992 to 1997. From 1997 to 1999, he was the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
He ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002, losing the Democratic nomination to Shannon O'Brien with 0.80% of the vote in the Democratic Primary.
He was elected to succeed Tim Cahill as State Treasurer in November 2010, defeating Republican State Representative Karyn Polito. On July 13, 2013, Grossman declared his candidacy for Massachusetts governor in 2014.
- "Grossman defeats Polito in Mass. treasurer race". Boston Globe. November 2, 2010. Retrieved November 3, 2010.
- AIPAC’s Steve Grossman takes Democratic Party post
- Gitell, Seth (16 March 2000). "Talking Politics". The Boston Phoenix. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
- Grossman Marketing. "History". Grossman Marketing Group. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
- "The Power 100". aiCIO Magazine. Asset International Inc. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
- Lisa van der Pool, Boston Business Journal, Steve Grossman: All in the Family, July 17, 2006
- Noah Bierman, Boston Globe, A Drive that Stunned Markey’s Family, and Never Ebbed: Representative Came in as a Rebel, then Rose, April 21, 2013
- "MA Governor - D Primary 2002". Our campaigns. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
- "Democrat Steven Grossman elected treasurer of Massachusetts". MassLive.com. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
- O’Sullivan, Jim (13 July 2013). "Treasurer Steven Grossman announces bid for governor, as state Democrats gather in Lowell for annual convention". Boston Globe. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
|Party political offices|
|Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party
|Chairman of the Democratic National Committee
Served alongside: Roy Romer
|Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts