J.C. Jimenez, Town Manager

J.C. took the oath of office on November 19, 2018, as only the eighth Town Manager in the history of Bay Harbor Islands. A 16-year employee of the Town and the Assistant Manager for 12 years, J.C. follows Ronald Wasson, who served as Town Manager for 11 years. 

J.C. began his public service career as an intern at the Village of Key Biscayne,  advancing to Administrative Assistant to the Village Manager. In 2002, he joined Bay Harbor Islands as Assistant to the Town Manager. He was promoted to Assistant Town Manager in 2006.

J.C. holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Public Administration from Florida International University. In 2017, he obtained the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City Managers Association (ICMA) and he currently serves as Secretary for the Miami-Dade County City Managers Association. 

J.C. has been married to his wife Lori for 14 years and they have a 4-year old son, Lucas.