Senior Management Team

 

Mayor

Lovely A. Warren

 

  

Elected to a four-year term, the Mayor is the City's chief executive officer and approves and enforces City laws, appoints department heads, develops programs and policies, proposes an annual budget and supervises all City operations.

 
 

  Mayor Lovely A. Warren

 

Deputy Mayor

James P. Smith 

 

 

Assists the Mayor in day-to-day operations, and has direct oversight of all Departments 

 
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Chief of Staff

Alex R. Yudelson

 

 

Oversees the Mayor’s office and serves as the Mayor’s senior advisor, assisting with the day-to-day operations of City Hall.  Manages intergovernmental affairs with local, state, and federal elected officials.  Provides direct oversight of the Rochester Public Library.

 

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Special Projects and Educational Initiative

Sandra Simon, Director

 
  Oversees the development and implementation of projects as requested by the Mayor. Responsible for defining, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the administration’s initiatives. Chairs the Mayor's Early Learning Commission and is the lead for education issues.

 
   Sandra Simon

Office of the Mayor

Tracey Miller, Assistant to the Mayor

 

 

Oversees the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services which provides a direct link for city residents to the Mayor's Office to ensure efficient and timely responsiveness to constituent concerns, and to promote effective community relations.  

 
   Tracey Miller

Josanne Reaves


Office of the Mayor

 
 

Oversees the Administration's City Council processes and relations; monitors membership of boards and commissions; and works on various projects as needed.

 
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Office of Public Integrity

Timothy R. Weir, Director

 

 

Oversees investigation of reports of fraud, corruption, waste and abuse; provides ethics education for City offices and employees; and conducts internal audits.

 

   Timothy Weir

Bureau of Communications & Special Events

Justin Roj, Director

 

 

Responsible for all public communications regarding City events and operations. Manages interactions with press and media; arranges the Mayor's public appearances. Oversees the Office of Special Events.

 
     
Justin Roj, Director

Law Department

Tim Curtin, Corporation Counsel

 
 

Oversees the Law Department; responsible for all legal business related to the administration, City Council and City boards and commissions.

  • Phone: (585) 428-6986
 
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Office of Management and Budget 

Christopher Wagner, Director
 

 

 

Manages the development and monitoring of the annual budget and the capital improvement plan. Oversees efficiency and effectiveness efforts.

 
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Finance Department

Rosiland Brooks-Harris, Director

 

 

Manages the City's financial affairs including accounting, purchasing, assessment, treasury, tax collection, municipal code adjudication and all municipal parking functions.

 
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Department of Human Resource Management

Tassie Demps, Director

 

 

Oversees all personnel functions, including Civil Service, labor negotiations and development of various personnel policies.

 
  Tassie Demps

 

Department of Environmental Services

Norman Jones, Commissioner

 

 

 

Oversees all public works operations including: water, lighting, recycling, refuse collection, snow and ice control and street maintenance. Maintains municipal fleet, facilities and parks. Manages the City's architecture and engineering functions and administers operation of the Mt. Hope and Riverside cemeteries.

 
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Department of Information Technology

Mark Buckley, Interim Chief Information Officer  

 

 

Manages all computing and related online technical operations; oversees the Records Management Office.

 
   

 

Department of Neighborhood & Business Development

Baye M. Muhammad,
Commissioner

 

 

Oversees the City’s housing and economic development programs, planning and zoning activities and building and property code enforcement efforts. Directs the department's four neighborhood service centers that, using cross-functional staff teams, work to stabilize and improve the quality of life in city neighborhoods.

 
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Department of Recreation and Youth Services

Dr. Daniele Lyman-Torres, Commissioner 

 
 

Oversees R- Centers, Bureau of Employment Skills and Training, and youth programs including Summer of Opportunity, BizKid$ and Pathways to Peace. Leads parks stewardship efforts and administers the Public Market.

 
 

  Daniele Lyman-Torres

Emergency Communications Department

Mike Cerretto, Director 

 
 

Oversees all aspects of emergency communications; coordinates 911 functions for City Police and Fire, Monroe County Sheriff's Office, various town and village police and fire departments, and ambulance corps.

  • Phone: (585) 528-2207
 
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Rochester Police Department 

La'Ron Singletary, Interim Chief  

 
 

Oversees the functions and operations of the Rochester Police Department and the civilian security guards for municipal facilities and events.

 
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Rochester Fire Department

Willie Jackson, Chief

 

 

Oversees the functions and operations of the Rochester Fire Department functions, including fire prevention, suppression and public education.

 
 

  Will Jackson

 

Rochester Public Library

Patty Uttaro, Director

 

 

 

Manages the operation of the Central Library and 10 city branch libraries.

 
   Patty Uttaro