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About Me

With extensive professional experience as a local government supervisor, Robert Baldwin currently serves as city manager of Dania Beach, Florida. In this position, he helps resolve issues related to the day-to-day operations of a municipality of 30,000, from waste collection and disposal to fire services and law enforcement. Robert Baldwin is particularly focused on addressing issues related to aging infrastructure in Broward County’s oldest city.

He holds a master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Florida. In 1978, he accepted a position as assistant city manager with Fort Lauderdale and was tasked with oversight of diverse operational departments. He guided the implementation of the 10-year Community Redevelopment Master Plan, which involved a $44.7 million bond issue and encompassed beaches, neighborhoods, waterways, and the downtown area. Leading a Fort Lauderdale neighborhood revitalization team, he also helped tackle persistent issues such as vagrancy and prostitution. He has held leadership roles with a number of other south Florida communities such as Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Lake Worth.


City Manager

City of Dania Beach
Since March 2009

City Manager

City of Lake Worth
February 2007 to March 2009

Town Manager

Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
August 1995 to May 2007

Chief Administrative Officer

Broward Sheriff's Office
1992 to 1994

Assistant City Manager

City of Hollywood
1990 to 1992

Interim City Administrator

City of Sunrise
1988 to 1990

Assistant City Manager

City of Fort Lauderdale
1978 to 1987

Assistant to Director of Central Services

Broward County
1976 to 1978

City Manager Budget Analyst

City of Gainesville
1975 to 1976


Master's in Public Administration

University of Florida
1974 to January 1976