City Development Commissioner

Mayor Tom Barrett appointed Rocky Marcoux to serve as Commissioner for the Department of City Development in 2004. Under his direction, the department has focused its land and economic development tools to leverage more than 11,000 jobs and strengthen neighborhoods throughout Milwaukee. Marcoux has overseen the successful redevelopment of the Menomonee Valley, the growth of companies like Bucyrus International and Manpower, the addition of a Milwaukee Job Corps Center to the region, rehabilitation of the downtown Amtrak Station, redevelopment of the Park East Corridor, creation of a Neighborhood Business Development Team to support entrepreneurs, and launch of a large-scale project to put the 30th Street Industrial Corridor back in business as a jobs generator.