Mary J. Miller

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Mary Miller
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United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
In office
August 31, 2013 – March 19, 2014
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byNeal S. Wolin
Succeeded bySarah Bloom Raskin
Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance
In office
March 2012 – September 2014
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byJeffrey A. Goldstein
Succeeded byMatthew Rutherford (Acting)
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Markets
In office
February 2010 – March 2012
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byAnthony Ryan
Succeeded byMatthew Rutherford
Personal details
Born (1955-07-19) July 19, 1955 (age 65)
Bonn, West Germany (now Germany)
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jim Miller
EducationCornell University (BA)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (MCRP)

Mary John Miller (born July 19, 1955)[1] is an American government official and political candidade who served as Under Secretary for Domestic Finance and a former Acting Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. In 2020, she announced her candidacy for Mayor of Baltimore.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

As a child, Miller grew up in Princeton, New Jersey and Ithaca, New York.[3] Miller received a B.A. from Cornell University, where she was a member of the Quill and Dagger society. She received a Master of City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Prior to joining Treasury, Miller spent 26 years working for T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., where she was the director of the Fixed Income Division and a member of the firm's Management Committee. Miller also has earned her Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Treasury Department[edit]

Miller joined Treasury as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Markets, where she advised the Secretary on broad matters of domestic finance, financial markets, federal, state and local finance, and federal government lending policies. In this role, she was responsible for Treasury's management of the public debt.[3]

Miller served as the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Under Secretary for Domestic Finance from March 2012 to September 2014.[4] As Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, Miller was responsible for developing and coordinating Treasury's policies and guidance in the areas of financial institutions, federal debt financing, financial regulation, and capital markets. Her role included oversight of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.[5]

In November 2011, Miller was included on The New Republic's list of Washington's most powerful, least famous people.[5] Miller received the Alexander Hamilton Award for Distinguished Service upon her retirement from Treasury.[4]

2020 Baltimore mayoral election[edit]

In January 2020, Miller announced her candidacy for the 2020 Baltimore mayoral election. In the June 2 Democratic primary, Miller will face City Council President Brandon Scott, former mayor Sheila Dixon, who resigned in 2010 as a part of a plea agreement, and Jack Young, the incumbent mayor.[6][7]


  1. ^ Mary Miller for Baltimore Candidate Committee Filing
  2. ^ Dash, Julekha (7 January 2020). "Former U.S. Treasury official and T. Rowe Price executive Mary Miller to run for Baltimore mayor". Baltimore Fishowl. Baltimore, MD. Retrieved January 7, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Mary J. Miller". Washington Post.
  4. ^ a b "Mary J. Miller". Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  5. ^ a b The Editors (2011-11-03). "Washington's Most Powerful, Least Famous People". The New Republic. Retrieved 2011-10-25.
  6. ^ Richman, Luke Broadwater, Talia. "Former T. Rowe Price exec Mary Miller enters Baltimore mayor's race, citing 'crying need for management' in city". Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  7. ^ "Live Primary Election Results: Iowa, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and More Races to Watch". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
Political offices
Preceded by
Anthony Ryan
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Markets
Succeeded by
Matthew Rutherford
Preceded by
Jeffrey A. Goldstein
Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance
Preceded by
Neal S. Wolin
United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

Succeeded by
Sarah Bloom Raskin