Pines Commissioner Angelo Castillo on Broward Politics, City Development, and Coalition-Building


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Angelo Castillo is a Cuban born American raised in New York City who has served as an executive in the Koch, Dinkins, Giuliani, Cuomo, and Pataki administrations in New York.

He was named director of US HUD’s Florida State Office of Community Planning and Development in 1996, and Director of Human Services for Broward County in 1998, where he was responsible for a $250 million budget with 1,200 staff. He returned to US HUD as Deputy State Coordinator for Florida in 2000. From 2003 until joining Sheriff Israel’s command staff in 2013, he served as President and CEO of non-profit corporation. He also served as an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University’s Graduate School of Management.

In 2004, Angelo Castillo was elected to the Pembroke Pines City Commission, becoming the first Hispanic American elected to serve on the City Commission in 30 years. He has since served as Vice Mayor of four times. Commissioner Castillo has served as a member of the Broward County Charter Review Commission, is a former Chair and current member of the Broward County Planning Council, the Broward MPO, and the Broward County Tourist Development Council. Other board experience includes board member emeritus Hispanic Unity of Florida, Broward County Juvenile Justice Board, Broward County Health Facilities Authority, Family Central, and Women in Distress boards of directors.

Angelo is a self-described moderate who believes that “government works for us, not the other way around.”

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