|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 19th district
December 3, 2012
|Preceded by||Fiona Ma (redistricted)|
|Assessor-Recorder of San Francisco|
July 15, 2005 – December 3, 2012
|Preceded by||Mabel Teng|
|Succeeded by||Carmen Chu|
February 9, 1969 |
|Residence||San Francisco, California|
|This biographical article relies too much on references to primary sources. (September 2010)|
Philip Y. Ting (Chinese: 丁右立; pinyin: Dīng Yòulì) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 19th district, encompassing western San Francisco and northern San Mateo County. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was the Assessor-Recorder of San Francisco.
Phil Ting was appointed San Francisco Assessor-Recorder in 2005 by then-Mayor Gavin Newsom, becoming San Francisco’s highest-ranking Chinese-American official at the time. He began his career as a real estate financial adviser at Arthur Andersen and CB Richard Ellis. Ting had also served as the executive director of the Asian Law Caucus, as the president of the Bay Area Assessors Association, and on the board of Equality California.
Ting has launched several programs and initiatives such as GoSolarSF  and ChinaSF. In 2010, he launched Reset San Francisco, an online community that using new media to engage San Franciscans to get engage and participate in the conversation on how to improve their community and to keep government more accountable.
- Sign the Petition to Save GoSolarSF in San Francisco. Reset San Francisco. Retrieved on 2012-03-23.
- ChinaSF Recruited Company Launches SF Headquarters. Asianweek.com (2011-03-01). Retrieved on 2012-03-23.
- Phil Ting for Assembly 2012. Reset San Francisco. Retrieved on 2012-03-23.
- Pelosi, Speier Request Justice Department Examination into Possible Violations of Federal Law in San Francisco Foreclosures – Rep. Pelosi. Pelosi.house.gov (2012-02-17). Retrieved on 2012-03-23.
- Audit Uncovers Extensive Flaws in Foreclosures. New York Times (2012-02-16)
- About Phil Ting | Phil Ting for Assembly 2012. Philting.com. Retrieved on 2012-03-23.
- About Phil Ting. Reset San Francisco. Retrieved on 2012-03-23.