Oakland County Treasurer Robert Wittenberg is a pragmatic problem-solver, dedicated public servant, and compassionate leader. Robert understands that transparency, integrity, and honesty are essential values and the hallmark of an effective government. Robert takes pride in being a people person, an exceptional listener, and a visionary who inspires innovation.
A compassionate steward for Oakland County's financial resources, Robert brings a fiscally responsible and socially conscious perspective to the office. He believes the financial security of all Oakland County residents and business owners requires thoughtful investments of public resources. Robert strives to create a strong economy that enables broad participation so that all residents can be afforded the opportunity to build the life they deserve.
Before assuming office as Treasurer on July 1, 2021, Robert served three terms as state representative for seven Oakland County communities that comprise Michigan's 27thHouse District. At the State Capitol, he was the Vice-Chair on the House Financial Liability Reform Committee and a member of the House Tax Policy Committee and House Financial Services Committee. Robert was always up to the challenge in Lansing, taking on big issues such as pushing for tax fairness in Michigan and creating a new state retirement savings program.
Prior to a career in public service, Robert worked as a licensed life and health insurance agent, helping thousands of businesses and individuals navigate their health and life insurance and employee benefits.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business. He and his wife, Kimberly, live in Huntington Woods with their two energetic young children.