About Mayor Robert F. Sullivan

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan

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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Initiatives

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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16 minutes ago
City of Brockton

This afternoon, Mayor Robert Sullivan, along with clergy and community leaders, spoke at the “Vigil Against Hate” in support of the victims of violence in our nation and unity in the face of hate. Thank you to Brockton Area Branch NAACP President Ms. Phyllis Ellis, Brockton Police Department Chaplain Rev. John Beals, Brockton Fire Department Chaplain Rev. William R. McCoy, and Youth Poet Laureate Ayanna Blake for all of your efforts. There was a great outpouring of residents and elected officials. In attendance were State Senator Michael Brady, State Representative Michelle DuBois, Councilor-At-Large Rita Mendes, Councilor-At-Large David Teixeira, Ward 7 School Committee Member Timothy Sullivan, Brockton’s Acting Police Chief Brenda Perez, and Bishop Tony Branch. This community event at City Hall Plaza is a great exhibition of Brockton Pride. ... See MoreSee Less

4 hours ago
City of Brockton

This morning, Mayor Robert Sullivan and Chief of Staff Sydné Marrow visited Romm Diamonds and presented owner, Mr. Alexander Rysman an official mayoral citation for his 80th birthday. The City of Brockton is honored to extend its best wishes to Mr. Rysman on this fantastic day. We express our gratitude for his dedication and commitment to his customers and the “City of Champions.” ... See MoreSee Less

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Happiest Birthday wishes Alex. Here's to many more happy and healthy years .

Mayor Sullivan and Chief of Staff Sydné Marrow, we want to thank you for taking the time to stop by and wish Alex a very happy 80th birthday today. We loved your visit and spending time with you this morning. We also appreciate you awarding Alex with a citation on this wonderful occasion. #rommdiamonds

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6 hours ago
City of Brockton

Here is the City of Brockton's COVID-19 update. ... See MoreSee Less

Here is the City of Brocktons COVID-19 update.
7 hours ago
City of Brockton

***REMINDER***

Mayor Robert Sullivan's Wellness Trust Team, in conjunction with the Brockton Public Schools, is hosting "Spring Into Wellness" on Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 1 PM to 4 PM, at the Arnone Elementary School (located at 135 Belmont St.). This resource fair will have various non-profit organizations and programs to educate Brockton residents about health and wellness. Registered nurses from Mayor Sullivan's Wellness Trust Team are offering a free Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic open to the public. There will be activities for children, including arts & crafts, games, face painting, music, and more. For more information, call 508-580-7123.
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***REMINDER***

Mayor Robert Sullivans Wellness Trust Team, in conjunction with the Brockton Public Schools, is hosting Spring Into Wellness on Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 1 PM to 4 PM, at the Arnone Elementary School (located at 135 Belmont St.). This resource fair will have various non-profit organizations and programs to educate Brockton residents about health and wellness. Registered nurses from Mayor Sullivans Wellness Trust Team are offering a free Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic open to the public. There will be activities for children, including arts & crafts, games, face painting, music, and more. For more information, call 508-580-7123.
7 hours ago
City of Brockton

Mayor Robert Sullivan and the City of Brockton recognize the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development was created by the United Nations as an opportunity to deepen our understanding and development of the values of cultural diversity. ... See MoreSee Less

Mayor Robert Sullivan and the City of Brockton recognize the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development was created by the United Nations as an opportunity to deepen our understanding and development of the values of cultural diversity.
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