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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Thornburg

58 2018 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

James Lynch

59 2010 Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Andrew Gere

52 2016 President and Chief Operating Officer of San Jose Water Company

Wendy Avila-Walker

55 2018 Vice President - Finance, Controller, Assistant Treasurer

Suzy Papazian

43 2014 General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Palle Jensen

59 2017 Executive Vice President of the San Jose Water Company

Andrew Walters

48 2014 Chief Administrative Officer of San Jose Water Company

Robert Van Valer

69 2018 Lead Independent Director

Katharine Armstrong

66 2009 Independent Director

Walter Bishop

67 2012 Independent Director

Douglas King

76 2003 Independent Director

Gregory Landis

68 2016 Independent Director

Debra Man

65 2016 Independent Director

Daniel More

62 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Thornburg

Mr. Eric W. Thornburg is a Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Eric is a President and Chief Executive Officer of SJW Group and SJW Land Company and Chief Executive Officer of San Jose Water Company and SJWTX, Inc. since November 6, 2017. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Thornburg served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (“CTWS”) since 2006, and Chairman of the Board of CTWS since 2007. Mr. Thornburg served as President of Missouri-American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Works Corporation from 2000 to 2004. From July 2004 to January 2006, he served as Central Region Vice President-External Affairs for American Water Works Corporation. Mr. Thornburg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Society from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.

James Lynch

Mr. James P. Lynch CPA is a Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Lynch has served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since October 2010. He is also Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of San Jose Water Company, SJW Land Company, and SJWTX, Inc. Mr. Lynch served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Texas Water Alliance Limited from October 2010 until November 16, 2017. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Lynch was an Audit Partner with KPMG LLP. Mr. Lynch was with KPMG LLP for 26 years. Mr. Lynch is a certified public accountant.

Andrew Gere

Mr. Andrew R. Gere is a President and Chief Operating Officer of San Jose Water Company, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Gere San Jose Water Company—President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gere has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since March 2016 and as Chief Operating Officer since April 2015. From 2013 to April 2015, Mr. Gere was Vice President of Operations. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Gere was Chief of Operations. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Gere was Director of Maintenance. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Gere was Director of Operations and Water Quality. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Gere was Manager of Operations and Water Quality. Mr. Gere has been with San Jose Water Company since 1995.

Wendy Avila-Walker

Ms. Wendy L. Avila-Walker is a Vice President - Finance, Controller, Assistant Treasurer of the Company and San Jose Water Company. Ms. Avila-Walker is also Controller of SJW Group since October 2014. From August 2008 to September 2009, Ms. Avila-Walker served as Director of Compliance of San Jose Water Company. From May 2005 to May 2008, Ms. Avila-Walker served as Director of Reporting and Finance of San Jose Water Company.

Suzy Papazian

Ms. Suzy Papazian is a General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Papazian has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for SJW Group and San Jose Water Company since April 2014. From February 2005 to April 2014, Ms. Papazian was Corporate Secretary and Attorney. She is also Corporate Secretary of SJW Land Company and SJWTX, Inc. From 2009 until 2017, Ms. Papazian served as Secretary of Texas Water Alliance Limited. She was admitted to the California State Bar in January 2000 and thereafter was an Associate Attorney at The Corporate Law Group from March 2000 until February 2005.

Palle Jensen

Mr. Palle L. Jensen is a Executive Vice President of the San Jose Water Company, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Jensen has served as Executive Vice President for San Jose Water Company since April 2017 and as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for SJWTX, Inc. since September 2015. Mr. Jensen served as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs of San Jose Water Company from October 2011 to April 2017. From July 2007 to October 2011, Mr. Jensen was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. From 1995 to July 2007, Mr. Jensen was Director of Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Jensen has been with San Jose Water Company since 1995.

Andrew Walters

Mr. Andrew F. Walters is a Chief Administrative Officer of San Jose Water Company, a subsidiary of the Company. Prior to joining San Jose Water Company, Mr. Walters was a managing director and a senior acquisitions officer in the Infrastructure Investments Group of JP Morgan Asset Management from January 2009 to June 2013.

Robert Van Valer

Mr. Robert A. Van Valer is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Van Valer, President of Roscoe Moss Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of water well casing and screen and water transmission pipe, since 1990. Mr. Van Valer served as Vice President from 1984 until 1990 and previously managed domestic and international water well construction projects since joining Roscoe Moss Manufacturing Company in 1977. Mr. Van Valer holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Arizona and a Master of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Katharine Armstrong

Ms. Katharine Armstrong is a Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Armstrong was the President of NRS from 2008 until 2017 and the President of Katharine Armstrong, Inc. from 2003 until 2014. Ms. Armstrong founded NRS in 2008, an Austin, Texas based company that works in partnership with universities, agencies of state and federal government, stakeholder groups and others to identify and implement positive solutions to environmental challenges created by regulatory mandates. Ms. Armstrong also served as a director of Uranium Energy Corp. from June 2012 until June 2014 and is a former Chairman of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.

Walter Bishop

Mr. Walter J. Bishop is a Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bishop, Principal in Walter Bishop Consulting, a firm dedicated to utility management, leadership development, and strategic and business planning since 2010. Mr. Bishop was the General Manager and acted as the Chief Executive Officer of the Contra Costa Water District (the "District") from September 1992 until 2010. The District serves 600,000 customers in Northern California’s Contra Costa County. From 1983 until 1992, he worked for the East Bay Municipal Utility District in Northern California, including serving as its General Manager. Mr. Bishop has served as a Board Member, Chairman and Officer of numerous water industry organizations dedicated to water supply and utility management. Mr. Bishop is a registered civil engineer in the State of California, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Duke University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Pepperdine University.

Douglas King

Mr. Douglas R. King CPA is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. King, Retired as an audit partner of Ernst & Young LLP in 2002. During his career, Mr. King was the audit partner for large, complex public companies, he managed Ernst & Young LLP’s San Francisco office, and had regional management responsibilities. He also serves as a director of Adaptive Spectrum & Signal Alignment, Inc. since 2005. He served as a director of Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. from April 2004 until October 2007, Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. from April 2006 until July 2010, Silicon Graphics International Corp. from February 2008 until November 2016, and Westport Innovations, Inc. from January 2012 until November 2015. Mr. King is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas. Mr. King earned Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Gregory Landis

Mr. Gregory P. Landis J.D., is a Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Landis, Counsel to Yarmuth Wilsdon, PLLC since April 2016 and Senior Advisor to TerraPower, LLC since January 2015. Mr. Landis served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President of TerraPower, LLC from January 2013 until January 2015, and was General Counsel and then Senior Legal Advisor of Intellectual Ventures from November 2007 until December 2012. Previously, Mr. Landis served as the General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Vulcan, Inc. from 2005 to 2007, and from 1995 to 2005 was the General Counsel of AT&T Wireless Services, Inc., where he also served as Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary. From 1985 until 1995, Mr. Landis was a partner at the law firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen. Mr. Landis holds a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, magna cum laude, from Yale University.

Debra Man

Ms. Debra C. Man is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Man Retired as the Assistant General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (“Metropolitan”) in June 2017. She held such positions since December 2003. Metropolitan is a wholesale water utility that provides water to a six-county service area in which over 19 million people reside. She was responsible for managing the operational business functions of Metropolitan, including operations, engineering, water resource management, budget and regulatory compliance. Ms. Man had been with Metropolitan since 1986. Ms. Man is a registered engineer in California and Hawaii and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Hawaii and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University.

Daniel More

Mr. Daniel B. More is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. More Retired as a Managing Director and Global Head of Utility Mergers & Acquisitions of the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley in 2014. He held such position since 1996. Mr. More has been an investment banker since 1978 and has specialized in the utility sector since 1986. Mr. More serves as a Senior Advisor to Guggenheim Securities since November 2015. He serves as a director of Saeta Yield since February 2015 and served as a director of the New York Independent System Operator from April 2014 until February 2016. Mr. More holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Colby College and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Eric Thornburg

2,792,240

James Lynch

903,257

Andrew Gere

1,311,360

Wendy Avila-Walker

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Suzy Papazian

869,422

Palle Jensen

761,635

Andrew Walters

696,623

Robert Van Valer

152,369

Katharine Armstrong

158,369

Walter Bishop

165,369

Douglas King

178,869

Gregory Landis

160,369

Debra Man

145,869

Daniel More

185,869
As Of  30 Dec 2018