County Executive, Erie County, N.Y.; NACo Northeast Region Representative
Mark C. Poloncarz is Erie County's eighth County Executive. Before being elected as County Executive, Mark served as Erie County Comptroller for six years.
County Executive Poloncarz is also the First Chairman of the NYS Association of Counties Climate Resiliency Committee, joining with elected officials statewide in addressing climate change and working collaboratively to create more resilient communities. He also serves as the Vice-Chair of the National Association of Counties Large Urban County Caucus, collaborating with peers from across the nation to advocate for the needs of large counties.
He is a graduate of Lackawanna Senior High School, the State University of New York at Buffalo, and the University of Toledo's College of Law.