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Arvon J. Perteet

Public Ethics Commissioner

Arvon J. Perteet

Public Ethics Commissioner

Arvon J. Perteet is the Global Legal Response and Fraud Investigations Manager at Square, Inc. Mr. Perteet's teams are responsible for conducting investigations related to external fraud against Square and Square’s Merchants and responding to legal requests, both civil and criminal in nature. Prior to working at Square, Mr. Perteet was an Assistant District Attorney in the Independent Investigations Bureau at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office investigating and prosecuting cases involving officer-involved shootings, use of excessive force, and in-custody deaths. He was also an Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of California in the Asset Forfeiture Unit for 8 years as well as Deputy District Attorney in the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office for two years. His legal career also included time at a small insurance defense firm in the Bay Area.

Mr. Perteet is a 2005 graduate of Golden Gate University School of Law, and a 1991 Graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a native of Oakland, CA.

Subcommittees: ad hoc Recruitment Subcommittee, ad hoc Enforcement Subcommittee, ad hoc Fair Elections Subcommittee, ad hoc Executive Director Selection Subcommittee, ad hoc Measure W Implementation Subcommittee, ad hoc Sunshine and Public Records,

PEC appointee

District 5

Email Address: APerteet@oaklandca.gov

Phone Number: 510-238-3593

Term Start Date: Jan 22, 2021

Term End Date: Jan 21, 2024