About the Office of the Village Manager
The Village Manager is a charter officer and is selected and confirmed by a majority vote of the Village Council. The Manager is accountable to the Council and is responsible for carrying out policies adopted by the Council. The Village Manager is the chief administrative officer of the Village. In this capacity, the Village Manager is responsible for all Village personnel and the oversight of the operations of Village departments, including Community and Economic Development, Finance, Human Resources, Parks and Recreation, and the Policing Unit.
Village Manager Nick Marano
Mr. Nick Marano was hired by the Village Council to be the Village Manager and his employment contract was approved during a Council meeting on October 26, 2020. Mr. Marano officially starts his new post with the Village on Monday, November 9, 2020. As Village Manager, Mr. Marano is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Village. In this capacity, he oversees and manages all village personnel and departmental operations, including Community & Economic Development, Finance, Human Resources & Communications, Parks & Recreation, and the Policing Unit. Mr. Marano is accountable to the Village Council and is responsible for carrying out the policies and directives of the Council.
Career & Biography
Mr. Marano served in the Marine Corps for over twenty-seven years of active duty. He led large units in combat operations and did four combat tours to Iraq from 2002 to 2007. He was 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Senior watch officer in Operation Iraqi Freedom I and as the Current Operations Officer for Operation Iraqi Freedom II and subsequently assumed command as the Battalion Commander of 1st BN, 7th Marines. He has been awarded four Bronze Stars. Mr. Marano was also presented with the 2012 Secretary of the Navy Award for Energy and Water Management.
For three years he commanded the Marine Corps largest base Camp Pendleton in San Diego, California. Mr. Marano oversaw over 60,000 people from different aspects including Marine and Navy personnel and Military families, among others. In addition to his Marine experience, Mr. Marano graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He also studied International Strategic Studies at NATO Defense College, located in Rome, Italy. Throughout his time in the military, he was promoted several times retiring with the high-level rank of Colonel.
After retiring from the Marine Corps, Mr. Marano became the City Manager for the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, Nevada’s Capital City. His role as Colonel Commanding Officer prepared him for this position. Mr. Marano served as City Manager there for four years until his family decided to relocate to South Florida, as this was a long-term goal of theirs.