Senior Management Team


Malik D. Evans 


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.



Deputy Mayor

Michael Burns


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

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Chief of Staff

Tamara Mayberry


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.


Tamara Mayberry  

Advisor for Violence Prevention

Victor T. Saunders


Office of Management and Budget

Suzanne Warren, Director

Manages the development and monitoring of the annual budget and the capital improvement plan. Oversees efficiency and effectiveness efforts.    suzanne_warren (1)

Bureau of Communications 

Barbara Pierce, 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.   Barbara_Pierce

Department of Environmental Services

Richard J. Perrin II, 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.

Emergency Communications Department

Michael J. 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.   Michael Cerretto_SMT

Finance Department

Kim D. Jones, Director

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

Department of Human Resource Management

Rose M. Nichols, Director

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

Department of Information Technology

William D. Boudreaux, Director, IT Operations

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

Law Department

Patrick Beath, Corporation Counsel

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

Liaison to City Council

Josanne Reaves

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

Rochester Public Library

Patty Uttaro, Director

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

Department of Neighborhood & Business Development

Dana K. Miller, 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.   Dana_Miller

Office of City Planning

Kevin Kelley, Manager

Oversees a variety of city planning functions related to policy development, placemaking, long-range planning, GIS mapping, and community engagement. Manages the implementation of the Rochester 2034 Comprehensive Plan, partnering with multiple City departments and community partners.

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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

Department of Recreation and Human Services

Shirley J. A. Green, Commissioner

Oversees Office of the Commissioner administration functions; Bureau of Human Services; Bureau of Recreation and Youth Services including R-Centers, youth employment and programming such as Summer of Opportunity, BizKid$, RISE Education and ROCmusic. Leads parks stewardship efforts and administers Public Market, International Plaza, and Rochester Animal Services.

Rochester Fire Department

Stefano Napolitano, Chief

Oversees the functions and operations of the Rochester Fire Department functions, including fire prevention, suppression and public education.     fire_chief_92023

Rochester Police Department 

David M. Smith, Chief

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

Special Assistant to the Mayor

John C. Brach

 Manages the Mayor's Office constituent services.  Works collaboratively with departments to help find innovative solutions to challenges and assists in policy development.   John_Brach

Special Projects
Liliana Ruiz, 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.

Office of Emergency Management

Frederick Rion, Director

Oversees the direction and operation of the City's emergency management system, with a goal of anticipating and lessening the impact of emergencies.