Peter Aldana was elected as the Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder for Riverside County in June of 2014. Mr. Aldana has been with the office for over 25 years in a variety of appraisal, supervisory, and management positions.
Mr. Aldana is a life-long resident of Riverside County. He earned his B.A. from California State University Fullerton, and his M.A. from Azusa Pacific University. He is a member of the California Assessors’ Association, the County Recorder’s Association of California, International Association of Assessing Officers, and the Appraisal Institute. He is also a member of the Inland Empire Hispanic Leadership Council.
The A-C-R has a staff of over 375 employees located in offices throughout Riverside County. The Assessor is responsible for locating, identifying and valuing all taxable property in Riverside County. The Recorder is responsible for providing the public with constructive notice of private acts and creating and maintaining custody of permanent records for all documents filed and recorded in Riverside County. The County Clerk services range from issuing marriage licenses and performing marriage ceremonies to accepting filings of Fictitious Business Name Statements. The Records Management Archives Program (RMAP) unit provides professional records management services and the Archives Program provides public access to the history of Riverside County.
The Assessor’s Office will continue to provide excellent value for your tax dollar. We have revamped our website in order to give better access to residents so that they may have a better understanding of the factors that contribute to the assessment of their property, as well as the many services provided by the Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder. We will continue to do more with less by using the latest in technology to improve our efficiency and accuracy, as well as to make our business more transparent to taxpayers. Our goal is to continue to preserve the core values that our organization expects from each of our employees – Integrity, Fairness, Efficiency, Accountability, and Commitment to excellent public service.