The City Treasurer is responsible for the receipt and disbursement of all City funds, the management of the City's Investment Portfolio, and reporting investment activity to the City Council. The City Treasurer also acts as Trustee for various City Street Improvement Bonds.
The office of the City Treasurer is responsible for receiving, disbursing, depositing and investing all City of Glendale funds including the Successor Agency funds. The primary mission of the City Treasurer is the safeguarding of City funds with the goals of preservation of capital balances, ensuring liquidity to meet the daily, weekly, monthly and annual cash needs of the City and investing idle funds to generate revenues to the city without compromising the goals of safety and liquidity.
- Next IPAC Quarterly meeting: Tentatively scheduled for Thursday, July 30, 2020 (1:00pm, Perkins Building Room 456)
City Treasurer Rafi Manoukian
Rafi Manoukian was elected City Treasurer in 2013 and reelected in 2015 to a full term. Prior to serving the City as treasurer, Manoukian served on the Glendale City Council from 1999-2007 and 2011-2013. During his time on City Council, he served as mayor from 2002-2003 and 2005-2006. He also served as chair of the Glendale Housing Authority and Glendale Redevelopment Agency. Manoukian is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and holds an MBA from CSU Dominguez Hills, bachelor’s degree in Economics from CSU Northridge, and an associate of arts degree from Miami-Dade Community College. Manoukian served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1978-1982 and received the Air Force Commendation Medal. He is active in the Glendale Sister City Program and a past member of the Glendale Unified School District Advisory Bond Committee, Arroyo Verdugo Cities, Glendale Youth Alliance Board of Directors, and Glendale Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He is married to his wife Zovig. They have three children.