Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Comptroller Glenn Hegar (R)

Industry
Ranching/Agriculture
Education
B.A., Texas A&M University, 1993; M.A., St. Mary's University, 1997; J.D., St. Mary's University, 1997; L.L.M., University of Arkansas, 1998
Spouse
Dara
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Hegar has served as Comptroller of Public Accounts since 2014.

  • Hegar is a partner in Hegar Farms, GP, which has been in the family since the 1850s and specializes in wheat, corn and hay.

     

  • Hegar’s wife, Dara, is a managing attorney at the Lanier Law Firm

     

  • Hegar holds shares in stocks such St. Paul’s Travelers and Citigroup and various mutual funds.

  • Previously Hegar served in the Texas Senate and the Texas House.

Property

  • Residential property in Katy valued at $884,530

  • Commercial property in Hockley valued at $105,561

  • Farmland in Harris, Waller and Montgomery counties, shared with other family members

  • Residential property in Austin valued at $295,499

Analysis

  • While running for comptroller, Hegar amended his personal financial statements after The Associated Press reported that he did not list his wife, her employer or the specifics on a mutual fund. At the time, Hegar said he did not have “active control” over his wife’s work or assets.