Pillen Appoints Briese As Treasurer

State Capitol Lincoln

Governor Jim Pillen announced his appointment of Senator Tom Briese as state treasurer. Briese will assume the duties of the office on Nov. 1.

He will complete the remaining term of John Murante, who will become director of the Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems (NPERS).

Briese was raised in Albion, NE and is a fourth-generation family farmer. He was elected to the Nebraska Legislature in 2016 and re-elected in 2020.

Information concerning the selection process to fill the impending vacancy for District 41 will be provided at a later date.