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Welcome to Rochester, NY

Rochester is a city where world-changing breakthroughs meet genuine, hardworking people connected by the traditions we share, the opportunities we embrace, and the progress we seek. 

Monday, Jul 22

Meet the Mayor

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Formal headshot of Mayor Malik Evans

Mayor Malik D. Evans

Malik D. Evans is the 71st Mayor of Rochester. As the leader of the City’s executive branch, Mayor Evans is committed to promoting positive, systemic and structural change by providing transparent and collaborative leadership, offering equitable access to essential municipal services, enabling productive intergovernmental, private, and non-profit partnerships, and promoting increased quality of life through investments that create vibrant neighborhoods and employment opportunities, making Rochester a hope-filled city with an exciting future. He was inaugurated on Jan. 1, 2022.

About the Mayor

By the Numbers

Rochester is Growing

88
Parks
209,352
City Residents
400+
Events Per Year
589,973
Regional Employees

Data courtesy: U.S. Census, NYS DOL, and City of Rochester