About Mayor Robert F. Sullivan

Robert F. Sullivan, Mayor

Robert F. Sullivan was born and raised in Brockton, MA.

He is the son of Robert and Susan Sullivan and grew up on Wellington Street in Ward two. He attended Brockton Public Schools (Whitman Elementary School, West Junior High School) and graduated from Brockton High School in 1988. He earned his BA and MBA at Boston College, and his JD at the New England School of Law.

Prior to being elected Mayor in 2019, he has served on the Brockton City Council as a Councilor-At-Large since 2006. In that role, he was elected by his colleagues to serve as the City Council President five times.

He previously served as a volunteer Board Member of the Good Samaritan Medical Center (2009-2019), the St. Joseph Manor Nursing Home, and the Brockton Historical Society.

He is a volunteer youth soccer, baseball, and basketball coach within the City of Brockton.  He is a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. He is married to Maria (Luizzi) Sullivan, who also grew up in Brockton, and they have three children.

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New Immigrant Services Initiative Unveiled by Mayor Sullivan's Offices

Mayor Sullivan's office is pleased to announce a focused initiative in immigrant services under the leadership of our Director of Immigration Affairs. This streamlined approach aims to address concerns and facilitate communication between the immigrant community and City Departments.

Key services include:

1. **Point of Contact:** Direct assistance for immigration-related issues and inquiries.

2. **Liaison Role:** Facilitating effective communication between the community and City Departments.

3. **Listening Sessions:** Engaging with residents to understand and address specific concerns.

4. **Community Events Participation:** Providing information on updates, resources, and policy changes.

This initiative reflects our commitment to efficient, transparent, and accessible immigrant services. We look forward to fostering a stronger, more interconnected community.

Residents are encouraged to actively engage with the new immigrant services by requesting personalized one-on-one or group listening sessions through the Listening Session Contact Form.


Brockton Open For Business Initiative

Brockton Open For Business Initiative SignMayor Robert F. Sullivan has launched the “Brockton Open for Business” Initiative – a regulatory reform effort to make it easier to do business in Brockton - and will be embarking on a listening tour that will include visits to several city businesses. To learn more about the initiative click here.

Community Justice Task Force

Following a pledge he took from the Obama Foundation and My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, Mayor Robert Sullivan formed a Community Justice Task Force in order to review police use of force policies; engage the community by including a diverse range of input, experiences, and stories; and report the review findings to the community. The eight members appointed to this task force by the Mayor met biweekly from November 2020 to May 2021 and provided the City with recommendations to address issues of racial inequity. To view these recommendations, click here.


Brockton Junior Cadet Program

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan and the Brockton Police Department teamed up to form the “Brockton Junior Cadet Program.” This program is the first of its kind in the City of Brockton and was among the 49 recommendations provided by the Community Justice Task Force to both improve and diversify policing in the City. To learn more and/or to sign up for the program, visit the Brockton Police Department website here.


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