Troy Clarkson became Brockton’s CFO in February of 2019, succeeding the only other incumbent in the position, John A. Condon, who served as the city’s CFO for 29 years. The position of CFO in Brockton is statutory, created by an act of the Massachusetts Legislature in 1990.

Clarkson comes to the City with more than 25 years of local government and municipal finance experience in both elected and appointed positions. Most recently, he served as the Town Manager for the Town of Hanover and previously served as the Town Manager for the Town of Bridgewater. He has also served as County Administrator for Plymouth County.

Clarkson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston College and a master’s degree in public administration from Bridgewater State University.