Meet Assistant City Manager for Sustainable Development Gus Zambrano

Gus Zambrano (Large).jpg Mr. Gus Zambrano joined the City of Hollywood as the Assistant City Manager for Sustainable Development in March of 2015. In his role, he provides oversight and guidance for the City’s five development and operational services departments, and Public Affairs & Marketing.

Prior to joining the City of Hollywood, Mr. Zambrano served as the Director of Community and Economic Development in the City of Miramar where he played a key role in the areas of economic development, redevelopment, planning & development, housing and marketing. Mr. Zambrano oversaw the city’s economic development incentive program that created 7,200 high-valued jobs and brought in $254 million in capital investment during his tenure. He was the lead in securing $3 million in grant funding as part of the Broward Redevelopment Program for two city historic area projects. He also assisted in securing a public/private partnership award of $5 million for the development of 50 condominium units for the mixed use Miramar Town Center development. Finally, Mr. Zambrano was instrumental in creating the City of Miramar’s Office of Marketing Communications. Early in his career, Mr. Zambrano was a real estate, planning & development consultant in the private sector in Toronto and Miami.

Mr. Zambrano holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Urban-Economic Geography and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from McGill University in Canada. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is professionally certified in Community Economic Development.

Mr. Zambrano lives in Hollywood with his wife and four children. He is trilingual and an avid runner who enjoys participating in traditional and obstacle races.