West Haven Organizing and Progress commissioner resigns to aim on authentic estate

WEST HAVEN – The city’s commissioner of setting up and development is leaving that situation to aim on his very own actual estate profession.

Mayor Nancy R. Rossi notified town division heads in an email that Fred A. Messore, commissioner of setting up and development, experienced decided to resign from the posture.

“Fred has been with the Metropolis for the past 3 a long time and has been a beneficial asset for the West Haven team,” Rossi stated in the e mail.

“Fred introduced a prosperity of information and an energetic individuality to West Haven Town Corridor which will be sorely skipped,” Rossi mentioned in the electronic mail. “His work ethic was primarily appreciated as we have continued to navigate featuring metropolis solutions through the COVID-19 pandemic.”


She claimed she needs Messore “ effectively as he proceeds his vocation in other places.”

The development commissioner position is budgeted at $99,499 for fiscal year 2020, according to Company Counsel Lee Tiernan.

The commissioner manages the Section of Planning and Enhancement, which contains Setting up & Zoning, the Making Section, the Grants-in-Help Office and the Neighborhood Advancement Administration.

Messore, whose resignation results in being successful on Dec. 31, mentioned he is going to focus on his real estate vocation as vice president of Colonial Houses. He reported when he began his task with the town that he would go on his function with the Orange-dependent firm.

“It’s been an honor to accomplish this community support for the town that I appreciate,” he mentioned, noting a large amount of credit history goes to the adult men and girls he has managed in the city’s building and zoning departments for their “professionalism and perseverance,” especially in the course of the around the world pandemic.

Rossi inspired those who been given the e mail to would like Messore luck in his “future endeavors.”

In West Haven Messore has been concerned with the The Haven, a planned superior-conclude outlet mall that has not arrive to fruition, the Yale New Haven Well being regional distribution middle off Route 34 in the vicinity of the Orange town line, among the other people.

“Fred Messore is familiar with how to close the offer,” Rossi reported in a release when he was hired by the metropolis, making a reference to Messore’s job in authentic estate.

Messore was previously economic enhancement director in Seymour. He remaining that career in late 2017 to develop into West Haven’s commissioner of setting up and enhancement. On the work in Seymour because 2011, Messore experienced been concerned in many essential assignments including the first period of Seymour’s greenway path in the coronary heart of downtown.

But Messore also was a 1987 graduate of Notre Dame Substantial University who grew up in West Haven and attended Southern Connecticut Point out University. He served as government director of the West Haven Financial Growth Corp. from 2000 to 2006, and remained concerned in West Haven matters in the a long time given that — such as in his true estate job.

Messore has been with Colonial Attributes because 2008.