Former Nassau County Comptroller is standing For a Better Glen Cove
Glen Cove, NY
The former Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos is leading the Democratic ticket in 2023 for Glen Cove Mayor. As per the release, Glen Cove needs a leader with a vision and proven financial and management experience to make the City better, more vibrant, and more affordable. Maragos, a former elected Nassau County Comptroller, private business owner, and Vice President at both Citibank and Chase, has the proven experience of managing multibillion-dollar budgets in order to fix the city’s finances and the proven business management experience to get Glen Cove moving again. George has been a Glen Cove resident since 2016.
“I look forward to working together with our residents and our democratic candidates to make Glen Cove a better place for our families, our youth, our seniors, and our veterans. I value and will support our police, the volunteer fire and EMS men and women who protect us. Glen Cove should become a smart, green, suburban city with growth, vitality, and sound finances. I will support our public schools and teachers to improve our students achievements and their safety. We have such great potential to make our City better,” said George Maragos.
New York Assemblyman Chuck Lavine stated, “George Maragos has the breadth of experience from the public and private sectors that we need to make Glen Cove better. Our city must have leaders who will focus on the issues that affect us daily while promoting a strong vision for the years ahead. I fully support George for Mayor along with his superb ticket for City Council.“
Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton remarked, “I am proud to endorse George Maragos for Glen Cove Mayor. I worked with George when he was Nassau County Comptroller and have seen his successful management of complex municipal budgets. His leadership will move Glen Cove on the right track and allow us to revitalize in the most efficient way. I look forward to running with George and his great team this fall.”
Joining Maragos on the democratic ticket for City Council are a dynamic team of leaders:
Incumbent Councilmember Marsha Silverman brings 30 years experience in finance/data analytics at Fortune 100 companies. Marsh is the City’s liaison to the Finance Committee, the Senior Center, and the Glen Cove school district and is on the board of the Nassau County EOC and the City Memorial Parade.
Incumbent Councilwoman Danielle Fugazy Scagliola has been a freelance financial journalist for over 20 years. Danielle is the City’s liaison to the Youth Bureau, President of Glen Cove Education Foundation, and a member of the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District. She is the mother of four children.
Joe Manfredi is a faculty member at SUNY Old Westbury in the American Studies & Media Communications Department and a radio station manager at OWWR. Joe was inducted in 2022 into the WCWP/88.1FM Hall of Fame. He previously worked at News 12 and at WABC TV Eyewitness News.
Theresa Pergola is a certified human resource professional at a federally qualified health center serving individuals with developmental disabilities. She is the mother of triplets and a champion of the environment, public safety, and the LGBTQ+ community.
John Zozzaro is the owner of “Pizza Company 7” and the prior owner of The Downtown Cafe. He is a Board Member of the Nicholas-Pedone Foundation and was previously on the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District for 5 years.
Joanne Yee is the controller at a property management company and a licensed RE salesperson. She is currently a board member of GCHS MPAPA, a PTA board member for over 20 years with a long history of community service in various school and city activities. She is a mother of three and loves animals.
“I am proud of our team’s ability, passion, and dedication to public service. They will work hard for all residents and uphold Democratic Values in our City of Glen Cove,” Cindy Silletti, City of Glen Cove Democratic Leader.
The 2023 General Election will be held on November 7th.