Mayor Michael S. Naggar

Mike Naggar is the Mayor for the City of Temecula.  He was first elected to the Temecula City Council in 1999 and is currently serving his fourth term in office.  He served as the City’s Mayor in 2004, 2008 and 2013, and 2016.

Mayor Naggar began his public career in 1997 by serving on the City’s Planning Commission. In 2012 he was appointed to the Inland Regional Center Board of Trustees, a nonprofit, private community-based agency that provides support to over 25,000 individuals with developmental disabilities in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.  

In recognition of Mike Naggar’s compassion and dedication to the special needs community, he was selected to receive the 2012 Champion of the Community Award from the California Parks & Recreation Society for his efforts to raise awareness and provide City-sponsored inclusion programs and activities. 

Mike Naggar is passionate about putting family first for all citizens.  In 2007 he formed a Regional Medical Facility Task Force to discuss the need for a regional review of medical facilities in Southwest Riverside County.  As a father of a 10 year boy with autism, he is a strong advocate for the special needs community.  In 2010, he formed the Regional Autism Task Force to partner with Riverside County and local cities to address the needs and create programs for a rapidly growing special needs population.  In 2013 Mike Naggar formed a Youth, Family and Health Regional Task Force to raise awareness, seek solutions and provide countywide resources to families faced with difficulties including mental health, bullying, domestic violence, drugs, and alcohol.  In addition, he serves on multiple Council Committees that address the City’s needs for higher education, special needs play equipment, healthcare, infrastructure beautification, human services and supportive housing.

Mike Naggar is the owner of Mike Naggar & Associates and has over thirty years’ experience in real estate management and development.  In addition, he has over ten years’ experience in municipal public safety.  Mike enjoyed his years working with children as a youth soccer and basketball coach.  Mayor Naggar and his wife, Mylah, have been married for 25 years.  They are proud parents of their 23 year old daughter, Sienna, who is a graduate of Cal Baptist University and their 10 year old son, Liam.  Mike enjoys swimming, biking, hiking, flying airplanes, and family activities.

Public & Community Service 

Mayor: 2004, 2008, 2013, 2016 
Mayor Pro Tem: 2003, 2007, 2012, 2015 
Temecula City Council Terms: 1999-2003; 2003-2008; 2008-2012; 2012-2016 
Commissioner: Temecula Planning Commission (1997-1999) 

City Council Assignments 

Planning Commission Council Liaison 
City Sustainability Program Committee 
Old Town Steering Committee 
Finance Committee 
Infrastructure Beautification Committee 
Murrieta/Temecula Committee 
Public Works Committee 
Youth, Family & Health Regional Task Force 
Pechanga Tribal Council Representative 
Altair Property Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Community Service Funding Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Diaz Property Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
French Valley Parkway Interchange Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Hospital Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Human Services Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Inclusive Play Structure Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Infill Land Use & Project Review Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Murrieta Creek Project Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Old Town Civic Center Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Quality of Life/Youth Master Plan Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Supportive Housing/Services Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Temecula Creek Inn Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Trails/Open Space Ad Hoc Subcommittee 
Winchester Hills Ad Hoc Subcommittee 


California Republican Assembly, Treasurer 
General Plan Update Committee Member (Traffic Element) 
Inland Regional Center, Past Board of Trustees Member 
League of California Cities: Past Member, Policy Committee on Housing & Economic Development 
Riverside County Transportation Commission Board Member (2015-present) 
Temecula Valley Unified School District Safe Schools Committee Member 
Vail Elementary School Site Council Member 
Western Riverside Council of Governments Executive Committee & Zone Committee Member 
Western Riverside Council of Governments Admin. & Finance Committee 
Youth Soccer and Basketball Coach 


Named 2012 Champion of the Community by the California Park & Recreation Society 

Key Objectives 

Improve traffic flow within the City 
Manage growth 
Foster a supportive relationship between the City and School District 
Keep taxes low 
Increase services for children and seniors 
Attract clean industry & local jobs 
Encourage pro-active law enforcement 
Advocate for the Special Needs Community 

Occupation & Education

30+ years in Real Estate Management & Development 
Owner of Mike Naggar & Associates, Inc. 
10+ years in Municipal Public Safety 


Married, two children 
Hobbies: Swimming, biking, hiking, family activities