Michael Solorza
Director of Finance

Director Solorza has been in public service more than 25 years working with various public agencies at all levels of government including a decade of experience at the executive level and seventeen years of municipal finance experience.

His strengths are in budget development and forecasting, financial audits, treasury management. His leadership and mentoring have improved finance functions and performance in Montebello.  He leads a Finance Department of twenty employees in the areas of accounting, cashiering, payroll, purchasing, budget, treasury and accounts payable. 

Under his leadership the Department received the Government Finance Officers Association “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” for the first time in the City’s history.  He has updated the City’s investment policy, garnering California Municipal Treasurers Association “Investment Policy Certification Award” also for the first time in Montebello’s 100-year history.

Director Solorza has degrees from the University of California, Irvine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He lives with his wife Julie, a Husky/German Shepherd mix Luna, and two cats named Thelma and Louise.

Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for a broad range of activities including management of revenue operations for the City and accounting for the City's major revenue streams, such as sales and property tax. This Department oversees administration of Accounts Payable, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, and Purchasing Divisions. Finance is located in the West Wing of Montebello City Hall.


Contact Us

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A: 1600 W. Beverly Blvd., Montebello, CA 90640
Phone: (323) 887-1448
Fax: (323) 887-1443