Mike R. Perez has been the Weslaco City Manager since December 2014. Mr. Perez has 38 years of public administration in local government experience. He worked for the City of Arlington in the City Manager’s Office as an Administrative Assistant. He was City Manager of Mercedes and Harlingen. He retired as City Manager of McAllen after almost 22 years.
After retiring from the City of McAllen, Mr. Perez went to work as a Public Servant Consultant and worked briefly for the City of Hidalgo as the Interim City Manager among other private development projects. He has mentored many of his fellow colleagues to become successful managers. Many seek him for his advice. Mr. Perez has been an active participant with McAllen Lions Club, is a past President of Texas City Management Association (TCMA), and member of the International City Management Association (ICMA) among other local organizations such as United Way, and involved in various church committees. He is married to his lovely wife, Diana, and has three children – Michael, Christina, and Marcus.
Mike R. Perez