Palm Beach Gardens City Council
Mayor Eric Jablin
Eric Jablin was born March 9, 1942 in New York City. He attended Horace Mann Preparatory School and New York University. He began his business career in 1963 and has owned several businesses in New York and Florida. Eric and his wife have been residents of Palm Beach Gardens since 1987 and have two children, both of whom attended Palm Beach County Public Schools.
Eric has been active in community affairs ever since he moved to Florida. From 1987 to 1992 he served as co-chair of the North County Airport Citizens Committee and the ad hoc citizens committee to fight the expansion of Jog Road through PGA National. Eric successfully negotiated the Jog Road Agreement with the County which laid the groundwork for any future closings of Ryder Cup Boulevard. Eric was one of the original founders of CAN! (Community Awareness Network) in PGA National where he lives and served as president of that organization until he stepped down to pursue his political career. He was elected to the Palm Beach Gardens City Council in 1992. He became Vice Mayor from 2000 to 2002 and was elected Mayor in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2008. He was liaison to the Education Advisory Board for six years and presently serves as the Council’s representative member to the Palm Beach County MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organization) and to the City’s Art in Public Places Board. Eric currently serves on the board of Temple Judea and is active in the Give a Smile to a Child Foundation.
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Vice-Mayor David J. Levy
Mr. Levy is a native Floridian who has lived in Palm Beach Gardens since 1989. Mr. Levy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Florida State University and a Master of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Geological Science.
Mr. Levy works as a professional geologist, providing environmental consulting services in contamination assessment and remediation. He enjoys coaching youth flag football, soccer, and roller hockey through the City’s Recreation Department. Mr. Levy has enjoyed raising his family in Palm Beach Gardens and looks forward to ensuring the City’s vision meets the needs of the residents he serves.
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Council Member Joseph R. Russo
Mr. Russo’s life of community service began in 1977 when he ran successfully for City Council in East Hanover, New Jersey. During his six years in East Hanover, he served one year as Mayor and one year as Police Commissioner. Mr. Russo then moved to Palm Beach Gardens in 1984 and was first elected to Palm Beach Gardens City Council in 1989. Over his course of service for the City of Palm Beach Gardens, Mr. Russo has served as Mayor for 12 of those years.
Mr. Russo holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Seton Hall University. He is a self-employed Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner and Personal Financial Specialist.
Serving on the City Council provides Mr. Russo with an opportunity to make a positive contribution to the community. Mr. Russo believes the vision of the City is the vision of the residents and the residents make the City of Palm Beach Gardens a better place to live.
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Council Member Bert Premuroso
Mr. Premuroso has been a Palm Beach Gardens resident since 1969, after his family relocated from Yonkers, New York. After graduating Palm Beach Gardens High School and Palm Beach State College (formerly known as Palm Beach Community College), Mr. Premuroso went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Florida State University.
Mr. Premuroso works as a Vice President and Business Development Leader for a local community bank and has over 22 years of experience in the banking industry.
Civically active, he most recently served for seven years as the Chairperson of the City’s Recreation Advisory Board before being elected to the City Council in 2008.
Mr. Premuroso looks forward to serving the residents and making Palm Beach Gardens a place that we can continue to be proud to call our home.
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Council Member Marcie Tinsley
Marcie Tinsley and her family have been Palm Beach County residents for over 25 years and proud residents of Palm Beach Gardens since 2005.
As a strong believer in serving her community, Marcie has been an active member of the Evergrene Master Association Board, a member of the Evergrene Landscape and Architectural Committee as well as a past Board Member of the Palm Beach County Planning Congress. In addition, she actively volunteers in numerous educational and civic organizations.
Marcie’s twenty-year career working in the land planning and property management field provides her with the skill set for current and future needs.
Marcie looks forward to serving her community and working together to lead Palm Beach Gardens towards the future in a positive way to make the city a vibrant place to live, work and play for years to come.
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