Stephen Sanger has over 20 years of substantial public sector experience working as a consultant and public employee. Mr. Sanger’s expertise lies in the areas of fiscal and economic impacts of development, economic development, community development, public finance, housing, and land use planning. His expertise is a result of having authored well over 50 complex analyses for various California cities, counties, school districts, and special districts. His studies have provided the basis for federal and state grant applications for economic development, community development, and housing for municipalities and special districts across California.
Mr. Sanger also has a background in housing policy analysis, housing development, and community development. Mr. Sanger has conducted demographic and fiscal projections, as well as legislative and policy analyses for local governments and elected officials. In previous positions, Mr. Sanger has completed sales and use tax, property tax, and demographic projections, analyzed proposed legislation and existing codes and regulations relating to property tax, land use regulations, and development impact fees, analyzed bond issuances and budgets, and conducted nexus studies for school impact fees and school enrollment forecasting.
Mr. Sanger holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (M.P.A.) and a Bachelor’Degree in Social Sciences (B.S.) from San Jose State University. Mr. Sanger is a member or past member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), California Redevelopment Association (CRA), California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED), Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), and the Municipal Managment Association of Northern California (MMANC).
Mr. Sanger is the past Chair of the City of Oakland Housing, Residential Rent, and Relocation Board (7 years), and Chair of the Alameda County Parks, Recreation, and Historic Commission (10 years), and served as an Intern to the United States Senator Dianne Feinstein. Mr. Sanger resides in Oakland, CA with his wife and three young children.