Royce T. Flora
The Maricopa County Treasurer is responsible for collecting all real and personal property taxes for over 1500 tax districts that include state, county, incorporated cities and towns, schools, community colleges, and special districts; and then distributing those funds to those tax districts.
Treasurer Royce Flora is a Constitutional conservative and friend of the taxpayer. Royce believes when we take our Oath to support the Constitution it is with a solemn compact which confirms our God-given individual rights and assures that all Americans stand equal before God and the law. Perhaps the greatest political document ever written, it defines the purposes and limits of government and is the blueprint for ordered liberty that makes the U.S. the world’s freest, most stable, and most prosperous nation.
Royce is a 33-year resident of Arizona. Growing up in a military family, Royce traveled the world living in Japan in the late 1950’s, the Philippines during the Viet Nam War and later back in Japan, where he taught martial arts at the Air Force Base.
Royce worked as a stunt man in the booming movie industry and as a professional road racer. Royce graduated from ASU with a Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Earth and Planetary Sciences. He later completed his MBA, graduating number one in his class carrying on a tradition established by his father who graduated in the top 2% of his class at the U.S. Naval Academy.
As the Treasurer of the 4th largest Treasurer’s Office in the nation, Royce is keenly aware of his duty to you the taxpayer. Treasurer Royce Flora works hard to help taxpayers and bring true transparency to the property tax system.
The County Treasurer is an elected position with a four-year term. Royce was elected in November 2016. His term expires December 31, 2020.
Royce held the position of Chief Deputy of the Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office (the nation’s fourth largest county) during one of the most hard hitting recessions in our history. Under Royce’s leadership, Maricopa County never lost a penny. Royce protected billions of taxpayer dollars and in fact earned millions of dollars at a time when cities and municipalities around the country were facing financial difficulties resulting from a recession and coupled with poor investments. Royce’s fierce leadership has consistently set him apart as a fiscal conservative and a warrior on behalf of the taxpayer.
Royce has been active in community issues for years and is active in Republican politics, and since 1998 he has served as a Precinct Committeeman, State Committeemen and Legislative District 8 (currently LD23) Chairman. He has participated in campaigns from City Council to Governor.
Royce stands firm with the taxpayers of Maricopa County and is committed to reducing the tax burden on homes and businesses.
Royce lives in Scottsdale with his wife, Ann, and German shepherd, Alex.