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Glenn Hegar

Glenn Hegar


Glenn Hegar has served as comptroller of public accounts in Texas since 2015 and is next up for reelection in 2026. In that role, he is the state’s CFO, meaning that he serves as “treasurer, check writer, tax collector, procurement officer, and revenue estimator… for the world’s ninth-largest economy.” 

Prior to being elected comptroller, Hegar served in the Texas State Senate from 2007–14. During that time, he was a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the right-wing corporate bill-mill, through August 2012.

Hegar holds a BA in Political Science and History from Texas A&M University, an MA in International Economic Relations as well as a JD from St. Mary’s University, and a Master of Law in Agricultural Law from the University of Arkansas.

A sixth-generation Texan, Hegar farms land that has been in his family since the mid 19th century.


  • Participated in an Israel Bonds “exclusive economic briefing” for SFOF members that included Israel Accountant General Yali Rothenberg, New York Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli, and Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague. Israel Bonds is a bronze-level sponsor of SFOF (4/2/24)
  • Spoke on the panel “ESG = Everyone’s Suffering Guaranteed” at the Texas Public Policy Foundation‘s Texas Policy Summit 2023, along with State Senator Bryan Hughes (R) and TPPF’s Life:Powered Director Jason Isaac (3/1/23)
  • Produced a list of financial companies that boycott energy companies (8/24/22)
  • Signed a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) opposing the proposed rule known as The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors (6/17/22)
  • Signed an SFOF letter opposing the FDIC proposed principles on climate-related financial risk management for large financial institutions (6/3/22)
  • Signed a comment letter to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board regarding ESG practices in the municipal securities market (3/8/22)
  • Signed a letter to the banking industry warning that state financial officers “will be taking collective action in response to the ongoing and growing economic boycott of traditional energy production industries by U.S. financial institutions” (11/22/21)

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Contact Information

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Lyndon B. Johnson State Office Building
111 East 17th Street
Austin, TX 78774
Website: comptroller.texas.gov/
Phone: (512) 463-4444
Email: open.records@cpa.texas.gov

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