Phil Ting was elected to the State Assembly in 2012, representing the 19th Assembly District, which spans the Westside of San Francisco as well as the communities of Broadmoor, Colma, Daly City, and South San Francisco.
As California navigates new challenges from the federal government, Ting is focused on protecting our values and persisting onward with progressive policies that expand opportunity for all, ensure equal rights, and protect our environment. Informed by past roles in the financial sector and as San Francisco’s Assessor-Recorder, Ting has become a leading voice on California’s finances. He now serves as Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee and previously served as Chair of the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee and Chair of the Assembly Democratic Caucus.
Ting began his career as a real estate financial advisor, gaining practical experience in fiscal management and property assessment while working at Arthur Andersen and CB Richard Ellis. From 2002 to 2005, he was the Executive Director of the Asian Law Caucus, an organization founded in 1972 to advance and promote the legal and civil rights of the Asian Pacific Islander community, where he supported efforts to combat hate crimes and protect consumers’ and workers’ rights. He also served as Community Relations Director at San Francisco State University.
Ting is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He lives in San Francisco’s Sunset District with his wife, Susan, and their two children.