Ed Zuercher

Executive Director, Maricopa Association of Governments

Ed Zuercher is the Executive Director of the Maricopa Association of Governments, the council of governments and metropolitan planning organization for the greater Phoenix/Maricopa County region. Prior to joining MAG, Ed had a 28-year career at the city of Phoenix, serving the final eight years as city manager. He retired from Phoenix in 2021, spending a year as a local government consultant with a Big 4 accounting firm before joining MAG in early 2023 to spearhead MAG’s successful effort to get an extension of the countywide Proposition 400 transportation plan approved by the state legislature and signed by the governor.