Meet Fritz - Democrat for Assessor

Fritz Kaegi was born and raised in Hyde Park, where his parents have lived for 40 years. His father was a professor of history at the University of Chicago and his mother, who began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer and as a part of Martin Luther King’s Poor People’s Campaign, worked as writer and editor and was active in her community. He graduated from Kenwood High School, earned his BA from Haverford College in Pennsylvania, and his MBA at Stanford University.

Fritz worked at Columbia Wanger Asset Management for 13 years as investment analyst focused on global small companies. In this role, he visited more than 40 countries and met with more than over 1,000 companies. Previously, he worked at Morningstar and Brunswick UBS (Moscow, Russia) in equity research. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Fritz is a partner and investment committee member at Social Venture Partners Chicago, which provides the financial backing and capacity-building resources of its partners to Chicago nonprofits fighting the cycle of poverty.

Fritz and his wife Rebecca live in Oak Park with their three children, William (10), Rose (8), and Anna (6). He is a member of First United Methodist Church of Oak Park, and is an assistant coach in Oak Park Youth Baseball and Softball.

Fritz won’t be taking contributions from the attorneys who do business with the Assessor’s office.

This is why your donation today is important and will help Fritz bring fairness to the Cook County Assessor’s office.