Allen Garfinkle, Executive Director

Allen Garfinkle has been the Executive Director of the Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun since 2010. He brings a significant amount of maritime expertise to the position having spent a thirty year career at sea, with the last 22 years of it at Matson Navigation Company, Inc. He holds a B.S. degree from California Maritime Academy and a J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. Mr. Garfinkle has been a member of the State Bar since 1989, holds a USCG Unlimited Masters License, and is a retired member of the International Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots.


Contact Information

Board of Pilot Commissioners For the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun
660 Davis Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
TEL (415) 397-2253
FAX (415) 397-9463

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