New Rochelle, NY— City Manager Charles B. Strome III has appointed Alexander Tergis as the new Commissioner of Public Works. Mr. Tergis assumed the position on Monday, November 15.
Mr. Tergis brings extensive municipal experience to the position, having managed multiple divisions for the City of Stamford, CT for the past four years including Solid Waste and Recycling, Road Maintenance, Fleet Management, Citizen Service Center and Cashiering and Permitting divisions. During his tenure, he improved operational functionality and efficiency by implementing a variety of new programs and projects, generating over $1 million in operational savings annually. Prior to that, he was the Superintendent of Highways for the City of Norwalk, CT.
“I am pleased to welcome Mr. Tergis to my administration and our community,” said City Manager Strome. “His experience is well suited to New Rochelle and the continued efficiency of our Public Works Department.”
Mr. Tergis received his undergraduate and graduate degree in Civil Engineering at Manhattan College, where he also subsequently served as instructor. He succeeds Jeffrey Coleman, who vacated the position in August.