Graduate of:

  • Brockton Public Schools (Brockton High School – 1988)
  • Boston College (B.A. – 1992; M.B.A. – 2001)
  • New England School of Law (J.D. – 1996)


  • 2008, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019:
    Brockton City Council President
  • 2006 – 2020
    Brockton City Councilor-At-Large
  • 2016 – 2019
    Brockton Historical Society –
    Board of Directors
  • 2009 – 2019
    Good Samaritan Medical Center –
    Board of Directors
  • Volunteer Coach – Brockton Youth Baseball, Basketball and Soccer

Robert Sullivan

My Mission For Brockton

Robert F. Sullivan, 50, was born and raised in Brockton, MA. He is the son of Robert and Susan Sullivan and grew up on Wellington Street in Ward two. He attended Brockton Public Schools (Whitman Elementary School, West Junior High School) and graduated from Brockton High School in 1988. He earned his BA and MBA at Boston College, and his JD at the New England School of Law.

Prior to being elected Mayor last year, he has served on the Brockton City Council as a Councilor-At-Large since 2006. In that role, he was elected by his colleagues to serve as the City Council President five times.

He previously served as a volunteer Board Member of the Good Samaritan Medical Center (2009-2019), the St. Joseph Manor Nursing Home, and the Brockton Historical Society.

He is a volunteer youth soccer, baseball, and basketball coach within the City of Brockton. He is a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. He is married to Maria (Luizzi) Sullivan, who also grew up in Brockton, and they have three children.