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Jordan Marks

photo of Jordan MarksJordan Marks is Chief Deputy Assessor/ Taxpayer Advocate for the San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/ County Clerk. Jordan oversees the Assessor’s mission to deliver customers great customer service and ensure no one is overtaxed.

Jordan’s innovative programs have delivered record-high tax savings for San Diego homeowners and renters, including $32.8 million for homeowners/ seniors; $18.7 million for disabled veterans; $210 Million to help renters, small businesses, homeless services, affordable housing, and non-profit organizations. 

Jordan drafted the law delivering tax relief for wildfire survivors and victims of natural disasters, so they are not punished with additional taxes when rebuilding their lives.

Prior to working at the Assessor’s office, Jordan was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as an attorney at the State agency responsible for overseeing and auditing County Assessors. Jordan oversaw ensuring no taxpayer was overtaxed, and Jordan protected the law limiting taxes on homes and renters.

Jordan is a graduate from the University of San Diego (USD) Cybersecurity Executive Certificate Program and is skilled at protecting taxpayers’ sensitive property records, birth – death – and marriage certificates from cyber criminals.

Jordan graduated from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Jordan is a licensed attorney in the State of California. Jordan is married with a son, and they reside in the SDSU College Area where he served as a past Rolando Community Council President. Jordan is active in the community serving on the USS Midway Museum, OASIS Senior Continuing Education Center Advisory Board, the North County Small Business Development Center Advisory Board, the United States Coast Guard City of San Diego Committee, supports the San Diego Humane Society, and most recently served as a Board Member on the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.