NEW ROCHELLE – City Manager Charles Strome, III has announced his retirement from New Rochelle government at the end of the year. He has served the city for over 30 years.
A national search is planned for his replacement.
Strome began his service with the city in 1989 as director of Emergency Services and in 1982 became assistant city manager/city coordinator. He was appointed deputy city manager in 1995, acting manager in April 2002 and city manager in November of that year.
“Across decades of public service, Chuck has shaped and led a city administration characterized by integrity, civility, and kindness, while also tackling some of the most consequential challenges and intense crises in our city’s history,” said Mayor Noam Bramson.