Francis X. Suarez is the first Miami-born Mayor of the city and is committed to building a Miami that lasts forever and welcomes everyone. First elected with a mandate of 86% and then re-elected with 79%, Mayor Suarez has championed the integration of climate adaptive policies, Web 3.0 technology, and a free-market approach to all facets of government as part of his Miami Forever Agenda. Under Mayor Suarez’s leadership, Miami has achieved record lows in crime and in taxes, record highs in economic growth and expansion, and record levels of health and happiness; all while pursuing a package of affordable housing reforms known as Miami for Everyone. Mayor Suarez holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Florida International University and received his J.D. from the University of Florida. He was named a Time Future 100 Leader and the 20th Greatest Leader in the World by Forbes Top 50. He currently serves as President of the US Conference of Mayors and practices law as Of Counsel for Quinn Emmanuel LLP.
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Center for the Future of Aging
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Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream
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