This week, Santa Clara County Assessor Larry Stone has agreed to answer questions from San Jose Inside readers. He is the sixth public official to participate in this series. Questions are selected from online posts to this site.
Stone’s answers will be posted in a Q&A format. If an answer seems incomplete or unsatisfactory, SJI will do its best to follow up.
Elected to the County Assessor’s office in 1994, Stone previously served as a councilman and mayor in Sunnyvale for more than 16 years. One of the most powerful political leaders in the Bay Area, Stone has implemented numerous improvements in his office while dealing with a volatile real estate market. Before coming into office, her worked as a financial manager on Wall Street and also founded two Bay Area real estate investment and development firms. He has been a strong advocate for the Oakland A’s relocation to San Jose.
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