Jason Al-Imam was selected to serve as the Finance Director and City Treasurer for the City of Newport Beach in November 2022. Jason has 19 years of municipal finance experience working in both the private and public sectors.
As the Finance Director and City Treasurer of the City of Newport Beach, Jason oversees the City’s $404-million budget, ensures compliance with finance and investment policies, manages a staff of 34 full-time employees and works closely with the City Council and Finance Committee. He is also responsible for managing the City’s debts and investment portfolio, accounting and financial reporting, purchasing, payroll and long-term fiscal planning.
Prior to joining the City, Jason served in financial management positions for four full-service cities in Southern California: Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, Riverside and Tustin, where he most recently served as the Finance Director and City Treasurer.
Jason has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Vanguard University of Southern California, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, which represents approximately 2,500 government finance professionals across the State of California.
Jason is married with three children and lives in the City of Irvine.