Retired police officer Jim Leary recently announced his candidacy for town of Greece supervisor at the Monroe County Democratic Headquarters in Rochester.
Leary was nominated by a unanimous vote of the Greece Democratic Committee at a recent meeting.
“We are a large community with many interests, many talents and many voices,” Leary said. “We are not a town of one interest, one talent or one voice.”
Leary lives in Greece with his two daughters. His wife died from cancer four years ago, leading to his active involvement in prevention awareness. He has volunteered as a firefighter, volunteer ambulance members and with Greece Girls Soccer.
“For too long, Greece Town Hall has operated as a surrogate office for the Monroe County Republican Party rather than a resource for the residents in town,” said Jamie Romeo, chairwoman of the Monroe County Democratic Committee. “Now more than ever we need accessible public servants building trust between constituents and their government, and for far too many Greece town government has continues to operate as a bastion for the well-connected few. Change is coming to the town of Greece.”