Patrick C. Comiskey
Patrick C. Comiskey was selected as City Manager of the City of Mount Dora on September 29, 2021, with a start date of November 15, 2021. Patrick brings with him more than 20 years’ experience as a city manager, having served at 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, he 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, Patrick was the District Executive for the Boy Scouts of America in Clarksburg/Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Patrick received 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, Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and a member of International City Managers Association (ICMA), Institute of Supply Management (ISM), and a lifelong member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. His prior service includes Harrison County United Way Allocations Committee Chair, Flint River Council Commissioner, Pine Mountain District Membership Chairman, and Thomaston and Wellsburg Kiwanis Clubs.
Patrick resides in Mount Dora with his wife Jane (a native Floridian) and their handsome 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. He is excited to join the City of Mount Dora and looks forward to working with residents, business owners, visitors and councilmembers to showcase Someplace Special.