Charles B. Strome III
On November 12, 2002, the City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Charles B. "Chuck" Strome, III as City Manager. Mr. Strome served as Acting City Manager since March 2002 and as Deputy City Manager since 1995. Prior to that, he served as Director of Emergency
Services from 1989 through 1992, and then became Assistant City Manager / City Coordinator.
Mr. Strome has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communications from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and a Masters of Public Administration-Government from Pace University.
Mr. Strome is Chair of the Corporation for Local Development of the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency, the Vice Chairman of the New Rochelle Corporation of Local Development, a member of the Executive Committee of the Westchester Municipal Officials Association, and the Co-Chair of the City School District’s
He has been the recipient of numerous awards from community organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce, the Calabria Society, Boys’ and Girls’ Club of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Youth Bureau and New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence.He has been a proud resident of New Rochelle for 28 years.