Mission Statement

The AAB hears appeals of property tax assessments and, for each appeal, either upholds the current assessment or changes the assessment based on the facts presented during the hearing in order to equalize the property tax roll.


See schedule posted each year on website: http://cmo.smcgov.org/assessment-appeals-board

Board of Supervisors' Chambers
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063

Member Roster

Current Membership Title Appointed Expires Representing
Dennis Pantano Chairman 01/28/2003 01/28/2018  
Craig Collins Vice -Chair 03/12/2013 03/31/2017  
Vincent Muzzi Alternate 08/05/2003 09/30/2017  
VACANT Alternate   09/30/2017  
Thomas F. Casey Commissioner 09/20/2016 09/30/2019  
Joan M. Chipser Alternate 09/20/2016 09/30/2019  
Vacant Alternate      


A person shall not be eligible for appointment unless he has a minimum of five years professional experience in the State of California as one of the following: certified public accountant or public accountant, licensed real estate broker or an attorney


3 years, generally serve no more than 12-years unless appointed by the Board of Supervisors


To equalize the local tax roll by determining the correct full value for the property that is the subject of the hearing


Board of Supervisors


$300 per meeting


Justin W. Mates, Deputy County Counsel
Office of the County Counsel
400 County Center, 6th Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063


Revenue and Taxation Code Section 1620, 1622.1, 1623.1, Ordinance Code § 2.124.010-030