City of Miami Beach
Mayor  &  Commissioners

The City of Miami Beach is governed by a City Commission/City Manager type of government.  The City Commission consists of six elected Commissioners and an elected Mayor. Commissioners are elected to a term of four years with a term limit of two terms.  Terms are staggered so that half of the Commission are elected every two years.  The Mayor is elected every two years.  The Commission appoints a City Manager who oversees the City Administration.  The phone number for the Office of the Mayor and Commissioners is 305-673-7030.  Offices are on the 4th Floor at City Hall, 1700 Convention Center Drive in Miami Beach.

 

            Mayor David Dermer                                                Commissioner Michael Gongora

            Current Term:  2005 – 2007                                       Current Term:  2006 – 2007

            First Elected:  2001                                                     First Elected:  2006

            Profession:  Attorney                                                  Profession:  Attorney

            Email:  mayordermer@miamibeachfl.gov                  Email:  michael@miamibeachfl.gov  

 

Commissioner Matti Herrera Bower                      Vice Mayor/Commissioner Saul Gross

            Current Term:  2003 – 2007                                       Current Term:  2005 – 2009

            First Elected:  1999                                                     First Elected:  2001

            Profession:  Commissioner                                        Profession:  Business/Real Estate

            matti@miamibeachfl.gov                                            Email:  saul@miamibeachfl.gov

 

            Commissioner Simon Cruz                                     Commissioner Jerry Libbin

            Current Term:  2003 – 2007                                       Current Term:  2005 – 2009

            First Elected:  1997                                                     First Elected:  2005

            Profession:  Business/Real Estate                            Profession:  Financial Planner

            Email:  simon@miamibeachfl.gov                              Email:  jerry@miamibeachfl.gov

 

                                                            Commissioner Richard Steinberg

                                                            Current Term:  2005 – 2009

                                                            First Elected:  2001

                                                            Profession:  Attorney

                                                            Email:  richard@miamibeachfl.gov