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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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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City of Brockton

Dr. Rick Herman reviews weekly Covid-19 data in Brockton and the surrounding towns…

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City of Brockton

Last evening, Mayor Robert Sullivan and Chief of Staff Sydné Marrow proudly attended the retirement celebration for Mr. Vincent Marturano and recognized his 50 years of service to the YMCA movement (30 years in Brockton leading the Old Colony YMCA). The event was attended by hundreds of people and included City Council President Susan Nicastro, Councilor-At-Large Moises Rodrigues, State Representative Gerry Cassidy, State Representative Rita Mendes, and State Senator Mike Brady. A special thank you to Vinny for his dedicated service to our City, our Community, our County, and especially to our youth. ... See MoreSee Less

Last evening, Mayor Robert Sullivan and Chief of Staff Sydné Marrow proudly attended the retirement celebration for Mr. Vincent Marturano and recognized his 50 years of service to the YMCA movement (30 years in Brockton leading the Old Colony YMCA). The event was attended by hundreds of people and included City Council President Susan Nicastro, Councilor-At-Large Moises Rodrigues, State Representative Gerry Cassidy, State Representative Rita Mendes, and State Senator Mike Brady. A special thank you to Vinny for his dedicated service to our City, our Community, our County, and especially to our youth.
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City of Brockton

This afternoon, Constituent Services Liaison Jay DeGrace and Executive Assistant Kevin Blaise attended a Good Day Metro South luncheon at the Martin Institute at Stonehill College. The event featured an interview with Brockton Councilor at Large & recently elected State Representative, Rita Mendes, along with guest speakers Jeff Fuhrer, Foundation Fellow, Eastern Bank Foundation and former senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; and Chaitra Sanders, Associate Director for the Massachusetts Health Connecter for Business. Thank you to Stonehill College for sponsoring this informative event! ... See MoreSee Less

This afternoon, Constituent Services Liaison Jay DeGrace and Executive Assistant Kevin Blaise attended a Good Day Metro South luncheon at the Martin Institute at Stonehill College. The event featured an interview with Brockton Councilor at Large & recently elected State Representative, Rita Mendes, along with guest speakers Jeff Fuhrer, Foundation Fellow, Eastern Bank Foundation and former senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; and Chaitra Sanders, Associate Director for the Massachusetts Health Connecter for Business. Thank you to Stonehill College for sponsoring this informative event!Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment
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City of Brockton

Mayor Robert Sullivan & the City of Brockton recognize January 27th as International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. January 27, 2023, marks the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. On this and every day, the world remembers the Holocaust victims who lost their lives during World War ll. ... See MoreSee Less

Mayor Robert Sullivan & the City of Brockton recognize January 27th as International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. January 27, 2023, marks the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. On this and every day, the world remembers the Holocaust victims who lost their lives during World War ll.
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City of Brockton

Attention: The City of Brockton’s second annual African American Flag-Raising event inside City Hall in recognition of Black History Month has been moved to Thursday, February 2nd. All residents are invited to attend. ... See MoreSee Less

Attention: The City of Brockton’s second annual African American Flag-Raising event inside City Hall in recognition of Black History Month has been moved to Thursday, February 2nd. All residents are invited to attend.
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