Ed Harrington

Ed Harrington


Full-Time Faculty


Ed Harrington brings a wealth of practical experience to the program, where he teaches our Urban Public Finance class. His background includes serving as Controller for the City and County of San Francisco for about 17 years, working with a range of public leaders from 1991 to 2008. He was also the General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. He has been active in many governmental and finance groups and currently is a board member and Treasurer of both Greenpeace International and SPUR, a Bay Area urban policy think-tank and civic group.

Prior Experience

  • Controller, City and County of San Francisco
  • General Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • Board member & treasurer, Greenpeace International
  • Board member & treasurer, San Francisco Planning & Urban Research