Alameda County Treasurer Henry “Hank” Levy leads his office with integrity, efficiency, and transparency, and brings a vision for social impact investing to his management of your tax dollars.
A practicing Certified Public Accountant since 1987, Hank established an Oakland-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. He 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.
Hank has served either as a member or board member of OCCUR, Machinists Local 64, Plant Closures Project, Oakland School District Budget Advisory Committee, City of Oakland Citizen and Business Budget Advisory Committees, City of Oakland Political Reform Act Advisory Committee, North Atlantic Books, La Pena, Conciliation Forum, Pogo Park, Rockridge Soccer Club and Rockridge District Association, the East Bay Chapter of the California Society of CPAs, among others. He previously served as Board member and President of KPFA Radio, the Alameda County Assessment Appeals board, and PTA president of Peralta Elementary School, and trained income tax preparers for the Income Tax Assistance program at the Hayward Area Recreation District. Hank has recently been appointed to AC Transit’s Parcel Tax Fiscal Oversight Committee, where he will help ensure public transit funds are spent as promised to voters.
An Oakland and Berkeley resident for over 45 years, he has raised 4 children. Hank began umpiring baseball games during his youngest son’s involvement with the sport and went on to train as a high school and college level umpire. He has umpired games, including men’s baseball, vintage baseball, and women’s softball, all over the county and surrounding counties — including umpiring at San Quentin prison – and authored a personal memoir in a book on umpiring.
Hank received his B.A from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, his M.A from San Jose State University, and his accounting education from California State, Hayward (now Cal East Bay) and Golden Gate University.
Hank was married to Marcia Goodman for over three decades until she passed away from complications from Ovarian Cancer on December 5th, 2017.