Commissioner Vincent A. Muzzi - Biography
VINCENT A. MUZZI, Alternate
Commissioner Muzzi has been an alternate member of the San Mateo County Assessment Board since he was first appointed in 2001. He is a 1967 cum laude graduate of San Francisco State University and earned a J.D. degree from Hastings College of the Law in 1970. He was admitted to the California and Federal bars in January 1971. He ended his client based legal practice which emphasized contract and real property matters in 1992 to attend to his family’s extensive business and property interests full-time.
In the late1970’s and early 1980’s, he served on the Saint Dunstan’s School Board in Millbrae for four years and Peninsula YMCA board for four years during which time the new $10 million YMCA facility in San Mateo was constructed.
From 1987-1995 Mr. Muzzi was an appointed member of the San Mateo County Planning Commission and served as its chairman in 1990. In 1994, he served as a member and chair of the San Mateo County Charter Review Commission.
In 1994, he was elected to the Peninsula Hospital District (now Peninsula Healthcare District) board and re-elected in 1998. He served until 2001 with one term as chair. During that time the hospital board reviewed and approved more than $20 million in seismic and facility upgrades to Peninsula Hospital, approved its operator’s merger into the Sutter Health System and participated in a difficult and often contentious renegotiation of the lease of the District’s property with Sutter that after his tenure resulted in the replacement hospital.
Mr. Muzzi is the owner of Magnolia of Millbrae, Inc. a 158 unit senior residential care facility that he had designed and built from 1997 to 1999 with $30 million in bond financing. For over 30 years he also managed and developed his family’s extensive San Mateo County coastal farm property. In 2000, he negotiated the sale of 1700+/- acres of the land to Peninsula Open Space Trust. He currently oversees the leasing of 300,000+/- square feet of commercial retail space with more than 70 retail tenants and 80,000+/- square feet of commercial office space with 30+/- tenants.
He and Cheryl Enright have two daughters.