JAN 20 – General Meeting – Dan McAllister – San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector

JAN 20 – General Meeting – Dan McAllister – San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector

Please join us January 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Coronado Library Winn Room to hear the San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector, Dan McAllister describe what he does with your money and why he takes it.

Dan McAllister has served San Diego County residents as the County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector since 2002. He was re-elected to his fourth term in June 2014 by an overwhelming 99% majority of the vote.

Dan oversees the collection of more than $5.5 billion in property taxes each year, in addition to the management of more than $10 billion in the County’s Investment Pool, and the administration of the County’s $1 billion defined contribution program.

Since assuming office, he has worked extensively to improve customer service, enhance communications and outreach initiatives, and ensure the fiscal stability of the treasury. Under his direction, his office collected nearly 60% of property tax payments electronically for the first time, while maintaining a 99% collection rate for the past three years.

He is also a strong advocate for diversity, a value reflected in his staff that comes from all walks of life and backgrounds. His office now delivers service in 17 different languages.

As part of his duties, Dan serves as a member of the San Diego County Employees Retirement Association (SDCERA), which manages more than $10 billion of investments; he also serves as President of CalTRUST, which manages a portfolio of $2.8 billion. Additionally, he is a former chairman of the Board of Directors of the internationally recognized San Diego Convention Center Corporation. Prior to his election as San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector, Dan was a successful financial consultant and investment broker.

Dan contributes considerable time and resources to community service. He serves as Chair of the San Diego Unified School District’s Special Audit and Finance Committee, and he is a participating member of the Boards of Directors of the Jackie Robinson YMCA; Habitat for Humanity, San Diego; and New Americans Museum, San Diego.

McAllister’s strong commitment and involvement in the community dates back to his service as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the Western Pacific country of Micronesia.

A second-generation San Diegan, Dan has completed executive education programs in portfolio concepts and management at Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree (BA) from California State University, Fresno, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from United States International University.

Jan 10 – General Meeting – Dan McAllister, San Diego County Treasurer & Tax Collector

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The next meeting of the Coronado Democratic Club will be held on:

Saturday, January 10 at 11:00 am
Winn Room of the Coronado Public Library
Refreshments will be served beginning at 10:30am

We will kick off the New Year with an interesting and informative presentation by San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister. Serving his fourth term in this position, Mr. McAllister is responsible for tax collection, banking, investment, disbursement and accountability of public funds. He has many topics to share, including San Diego’s current economic outlook, updates on the housing market, and what the amount of property tax collected means to your community.

We look forward to seeing you there.

As always, the meeting is free and open to the public.


Dan McAllister

  • Re-elected to his third term in June 2010 by 78% of voters
  • Responsible for the collection of $4.6 billion in property taxes
  • His office manages $7 billion of County’s Investment Pool
  • As a member of the San Diego County Employees Retirement Association manages investments approximately $8.3 billion
  • Former chairman of the Board of the Convention Center Corporation
  • Chair of the San Diego Unified School District’s Special Audit and Finance Committee
  • Member of the Boards of Directors of the Jackie Robinson YMCA and Multiple Sclerosis Pacific South Coast Chapter
  • President of the Board of Mental Health America San Diego