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Harold Porr III

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Recommended by: Orange County Executive
Date appointed: June 2, 2022
Term expires: December 31, 2025
Committee assignments: LIRR/MNR, Finance

Harold Porr III is the Deputy County Executive of Orange County, New York. Porr, a Manhattan native, has lived in the Hudson Valley for many decades and makes his home in the city of Newburgh.

Prior to his appointment to Deputy County Executive, Porr served in several government leadership positions in New York state, including City Manager of Newburgh; City Administrator of Poughkeepsie; City Manager of Long Beach; and Village Administrator of Bronxville.

Over the course of a 40-year career in local government administration, Porr has served as President of the New York State City/County Management Association, President of the Municipal Administrators Association of Metropolitan New York, Board Member of the New York State Association of Mayors and Municipal Officials, member of the Stewart Airport Commission, Secretary/Treasurer of the City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency, member of the South Shore Estuary Reserve Council, and member of the Westchester County Bronx River Advisory Board.

Porr holds a Master's degree from SUNY New Paltz, a Bachelor's degree from SUNY Potsdam, and an Associate's degree from SUNY Orange.

Porr and his wife, Joan Mauriello, recently celebrated 50 years of marriage, and have three children and six grandchildren.