JUNE 22, 2019

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Mayor Madden Receives Endorsement of Ron Canestrari, Former NYS Assembly Majority Leader

Troy, NY – Today, Mayor Patrick Madden’s reelection campaign announced they have received the endorsement of Ron Canestrari, former New York State Assembly Majority Leader.

Ron Canestrari said, “The continued growth and revitalization of Troy is a credit to Mayor Patrick Madden’s time at City Hall and his experience working in Troy’s neighborhoods. The progress made under his leadership is a testament to his ability to bring the community together around important issues. I am proud to support Mayor Madden in the Democratic primary to ensure a stronger, brighter future for Troy.”

Mayor Patrick Madden said, “Ron Canestrari’s three-plus decade career in public service is a testament to his effectiveness in helping Troy and the Capital Region reach their full potential. He was a strong voice on behalf of local communities in Albany, ensuring our needs were addressed in the halls of the capitol. I am humbled to receive his endorsement, and thank him for his tireless efforts to enrich the lives of residents and families across the Capital Region and city of Troy.”

Mayor Patrick Madden is the unanimously endorsed candidate of the City of Troy Democratic Committee, Working Families Party, and CapitalWomen.

Elected on a platform to restore Troy’s finances and improve the city’s neighborhoods, Mayor Patrick Madden is an experienced and proven leader committed to building a brighter future for the Collar City. 

Since assuming office in 2016, Mayor Madden has delivered three consecutive balanced budgets, secured major investments to replace aging water, sewer and transportation infrastructure, and fought to secure funding and essential equipment for Troy’s police and fire departments. 

Under his leadership, the City of Troy has received nearly $250 million in private and public investment, helping to drive economic development, create local jobs, revitalize Troy’s waterfront, and transform vacant former industrial properties into major hubs of housing & economic activity.

Previously, Patrick served as Executive Director of the Troy Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (TRIP) for 30 years. He also served as a board member for numerous community organizations, including Rensselaer County ARC, the Neighborhood Risk Management Corporation, Joseph’s House and Shelter, Troy Community Land Bank, and the Rensselaer County Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness.

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