Joseph M. Petty, Mayor & Councilor-at-Large
Joseph M. Petty of 2 Grove Heights Drive, Executive Secretary to the employee's retirement system of the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency, is serving his thirteenth two-year term as Councilor-At-Large and his sixth term as Mayor of the City of Worcester. He is also the Chairman of the Worcester School Committee.
He is a graduate of Holy Name Central Catholic High School, Worcester. He received a BS in Business Administration from Nichols College, Dudley, and a law degree from New England School of Law, Boston.
Mayor Petty believes providing reliable police and fire services and exercising budgetary prudence at City Hall are issues of high priority. He promotes improving our infrastructure, especially in our neighborhoods.
He is married to the former Gayle A. Perrone and is the father of two sons, Andrew and Joseph, and one daughter, Nicole.
Inaugural Exercises for the 2022 - 2021 City Council and School Committee held at Mechanics Hall in Worcester.
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