Jerry Holloway

Mayor & City Council
Title: Council Member
Phone: 949-635-1800, ext. 6310

Professional Experience

  • Dean of Students - Santa Margarita Catholic High School 
  • Social Studies Teacher - Santa Margarita Catholic High School
  • Administration of Justice Instructor - Irvine Valley College
  • Retired Police Lieutenant - Costa Mesa Police Department
  • State Licensed Private Investigator


  • Masters Degree in Public Administration from Long Beach State University
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Long Beach State University


  • High School Football Coach
  • Golf

Community Involvement  

  • Rancho Santa Margarita City Council Member: 2002-2012 2014 - Present
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Mayor: 2005, 2010, 2019 and 2023
  • Member of San Francisco Solano Catholic Church

Personal Life

Jerry has lived in Rancho Santa Margarita since 1990. He is married to his wife Ellen and has a daughter named Cortney.


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