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Meet Your Cook County Assessor Presented by the Village Men’s Group

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Members & guests – free, lunch included for first 20 RSVP’s. (Note: people of all genders are welcome to join!)

Online RSVP has ended for this program; contact the Village office to join (773.248.8700).

Join the Village men’s group for a presentation and conversation with Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi. After the presentation, stay for a free lunch provided by our sponsor and host, Belmont Village Senior Living!

Prior to beginning his career in Cook County government, Fritz spent more than 20 years valuing assets as a mutual fund portfolio manager and analyst. In his 13 years at Columbia Wanger Asset Management, Fritz served as a financial steward, helping average families save for retirement and focusing on small companies operating around the world. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Illinois Assessment Officer designations. He is also a member of the IAAO, the International Association of Assessing Officers.

Since assuming office in 2018, Fritz has brought fairness, ethics and transparency to the Cook County Assessor’s Office with a vision focused on operational changes, technological upgrades, and the elimination of favoritism. These changes have increased predictability in the assessment system and spurred investment in Chicago and Cook County.

Fritz was born and raised in the Hyde Park neighborhood in Chicago and still maintains close ties to the community. He attended Hyde Park’s Kenwood Academy for high school, completed his undergraduate studies at Haverford College, and received his MBA from Stanford University.

Thank you the chef and staff at Belmont Village for hosting the group for lunch following the presentation!



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Wednesday, March 8, 2023
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Belmont Village Lincoln Park
700 West Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Parking is available on-site. Enter the attached garage to the left of the building entrance, use the buzzer to ask the concierge to admit you.
Public Transportation:
Red/brown/purple line to Fullerton, walk 0.3 blocks east on Fullerton.
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