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Fritz Kaegi

Running for Cook County Assessor
Illinois
Election: Nov. 6, 2018

Fritz Kaegi grew up in Hyde Park, where his parents have lived for 40 years. He graduated from Kenwood High School, earned his BA from Haverford College in Pennsylvania, and his MBA at Stanford University.

Fritz worked at Columbia Wanger Asset Management for 13 years as an investment analyst focused on global small companies. Previously, he worked at Morningstar and Brunswick UBS in equity research and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Fritz is a partner and investment committee member at Social Venture Partners Chicago, which provides the financial backing and capacity-building resources of its partners to nonprofits fighting poverty.

Fritz believes that government should treat everyone fairly- not give special treatment to the very wealthy or politically connected. The Cook County Assessor’s Office needs new leadership that can be fair and uncorrupted and will make assessments transparently.