Months after the departure of Mount Dora’s previous City Manager Robin Hayes, a new City Manager is finally in place.
Comiskey, a seasoned city manager with over 20 years of experience took over the position on November 15, 2021. Comiskey’s most recent appointments were as the top administrator to the City of Cambridge, Maryland, from 2018 to 2021, the City of Thomaston, Georgia, from 2002 to 2016, and the City of Wellsburg, West Virginia, from 1998 to 2002. In addition, Comiskey served as the Director of Purchasing and Personnel, and then as the Director of Personnel at the City of Clarksburg, West Virginia, from 1993 to 1998. Prior to working in local government, he was the District Executive for the Boy Scouts of America in Clarksburg/Parkersburg, West Virginia. Comiskey earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting from Middle Georgia State University and Master of Public Administration from West Virginia University. Additionally, he is an Eagle Scout and a Certified Purchasing Manager.
Patrick resides in Mount Dora with his wife, Jane, a native Floridian, and their dog, Weaver. He enjoys hiking with Weaver, reading and learning American and Irish history, exploring places with Jane, and spending time with friends and family. ] “The family and I are extremely excited to join the Mount Dora Community. I am confident that Mount Dora’s best years lie ahead of us,” said Comiskey. “We have a great team here and I’m excited to build upon that team as we continue to serve the residents of this great city.”
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