The existing organizational structure of the Municipal Government of San Mateo is typical of the present structure of all local governments in the country. The Chief Executive of the Municipal organization is the Municipal Mayor.
The main function of the Mayor is the administration and supervision of operations of the Municipal Government. Ordinances passed by the Sangguniang Bayan are approved by the Mayor for execution and implementation. The Chief Executive also implements decrees, letter of instructions, circulars, memorandums and order of authorities.
We have a lot to be proud of our town - San Mateo has great neighborhoods and schools, outstanding tourism events, places to see, and some of the most famous fast food and restaurants in Manila. With a population of over 180,000 residents, we take pride in our reputation of being both a great place to live and do business.
Our Town has something for everyone. Stroll along our newly remodeled Town Plaza, Plaza Natividad , or visit the Nuestra Senora de Aranzazu Parish , which is one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in the province.
Check out our new Municipal Hall Building, it offers the utmost in public service convenience and serve as one of the premier government centers for the entire province of Rizal.
San Mateo is an ideal commercial location, situated at the crossroads of a municipality and three major cities: It is bounded on the South by Marikina City and on the North by the Town of Rodriguez (formerly Montalban). To the West lies Quezon City and to the East is the City of Antipolo. San Mateo's close proximity to Quezon City thru the San Mateo-Batasan Bridge provides a convenient, fast and safe mode of travel from our town to any point in Metro Manila and vice-versa.
Maintaining the quality of life remains a key goal for our community. The Municipality's strategic business plan for economic development is designed to achieve this goal. We recognize that our financial strength relies on a strong partnership between our residential & business community. Our growth is carefully planned by our elected officials & the many citizen volunteers who serve on our different local boards.
The Local Government has a dedicated work force which is known for its professionalism, contemporary organizational style and responsiveness. We offer a full range of services as well as many excellent public facilities.
I hope this website will help you get to know San Mateo and what we have to offer. Welcome to our town, we are happy to share it with you!
Hon. Jose Rafael Evangelista Diaz was born April 3, 1968 at Quezon City, Philippines, son of former Mayor Jose F. Diaz & Leticia E. Diaz . Graduated year 1988 with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Management at Ateneo de Manila University, one of the country’s prime universities. Married to Cristina C. Diaz, a homemaker, compassionate wife and mother to theirfour children namely Cullen, Denzel, Dylan & Rafa.
Hon. Jose Rafael E. Diaz
Municipal Mayor
San Mateo, Rizal
Hon. Jose Rafael Evangelista Diaz is the incumbent Mayor of the Town of San Mateo, Rizal and is currently involved in numerous public service developments. The honorable Mayor never ceases to create and put into action his dreams, visions and missions for the whole San Mateo community. Part of his Vision and Mission are: Health Care Program, Education, Livelihood, Information Technology, Community Peace and Order, Environment Protection and Sports Development.

Before the good Mayor was placed into office, he was also involved in several highly regarded occupations which allowed him to meet and deal with different kinds of people from all walks of life which also helped and influenced him to do public service.

His first job was an Analyst for Visayas and Mindanao Regional Offices for Far East Bank & Trust Co. in the year 1988 – 1999. After a year he was then promoted to Financial Credit Analyst until year 1990. Then become a Trader for Urban Commercial Bank, Trust and Treasury Group for a year (1991 – 1992). After that, he ventured into Stocks, he was then a Stock Broker at Urban Corp. Investments, Inc. from 1992 – 1993. After few years of experience, he finally decided to put up the Jose F. Diaz Construction and Development Corporation and became the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer from year 1995 – 2001. Of the same company, he then become the President and Chief Executive Officer year 2001 – 2004. It was of the same year when public service grasped into his system, the compassion to serve the people started when he worked as a Municipal Administrator for the Local Government of San Mateo, Rizal for two years (June 2004 – July 2006). After a year, he was then proclaimed as the Mayor of San Mateo, Rizal up to present.
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