Henry C. Levy, Treasurer, Alameda County

Henry “Hank” Levy has been serving the people of Alameda County as Treasurer since 2017 with experienced, responsible oversight over:

  • Tax Collection throughout Alameda County.
  • Selling delinquent properties and, where appropriate, developing them into affordable housing and open space, or public use.
  • Banking and Investment of a portfolio of County and School District funds over $7 Billion.
  • Directing the County’s elective supplemental deferred compensation program for County employees
  • Serving as an Ex-officio trustee on the Alameda County Retirement System (ACERA).
  • Serving as a Member of the Alameda County Finance Committee, which oversees bond issuance and other County financial matters.

Prior to serving as Alameda County Treasurer, Hank owned an Alameda County-based accounting firm specializing in tax compliance and planning, small business accounting, non-profit & labor union accounting work, litigation support, and forensic investigations.

Hank is an accredited community college instructor who has taught accounting, employee benefits, and economics at San Francisco Community College, Laney College, and San Francisco State University, as well as teaching through the UC Labor Center and Haas School of Business. He is a current Board Member of nonprofits Pogo Park and Senior Medi-Benefits, previously served on the Alameda County Assessment Appeals Board, and taught income tax for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA).

A long-time resident of Oakland and now Berkeley, Hank raised four children who attended local public schools.  Hank has been a baseball umpire for over 20 years and has written a short memoir on this subject. Hank was married to Marcia Goodman for almost 32 years until she passed away from complications from Ovarian Cancer on December 5, 2017.

Hank received his B.A. from Swarthmore College, his M.A. from San Jose State University, and his accounting education from California State University, Hayward (now Cal East Bay) and Golden Gate University.

Current Public Service Positions

  • Trustee, Alameda County Employee Retirement Association (ACERA)
  • Member, Legislative Committee – CA Association of County Treasurers & Tax Collectors
  • Chair, PPRL Plan Sponsor Advisory Council, National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGCDA)
  • Member, Plan Sponsor Advisory Committee, Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA)
  • Member, Advisory Council, Institutional Investor
  • Member, AC Transit Parcel Tax Fiscal Oversight Committee