Jennifer Ott
Assistant City Manager/Acting Development Services Director


(510) 583-5545

Ott earned a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Arts in history and Spanish from the University of California, Davis.

Before joining the City of Alameda, she was a Vice President at Economic & Planning Systems (EPS) of Berkeley, a leading land-use policy and real estate development consultancy to local governments and private developers.

Ott joined the City of Alameda in March 2005 as Redevelopment Manager and took on progressively greater strategic, operating and administrative responsibility as Deputy City Manager, Chief Operating Officer of the city’s Alameda Point naval air station redevelopment project, as Base Reuse and Transportation Planning Director, and most recently Acting Assistant City Manager.

She started with the City of Hayward as Deputy City Manager on September 17, 2018 and was promoted to Assistant City Manager in December of 2020.