Sean Quinn has been City Manager since 2007. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Successor Agency to the Fairfield Redevelopment Agency and Housing Authority. Prior to becoming City Manager, he served as the Director of Community Development for Fairfield since 1995. In this position, he oversaw current and long-range planning, economic development, redevelopment, affordable housing, the Housing Authority, housing rehabilitation, neighborhood services, and publicly-owned housing.
Prior to Fairfield, Sean owned his own company providing real estate, economic development and redevelopment consulting to public and private agencies. He also has worked for a nonprofit community development company specializing in business financing and real estate development.
Educational Background: B.A., Business Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara; graduate work in finance, California State University, Chico.
Memberships: Solano Land Trust (Past President); California Association for Local Economic Development (Past President); Solano EDC (Vice-Chair); California City Management Foundation (Board Member); Recipient Golden Bear Award for Outstanding Leadership in Economic Development for the State of California; PublicCEO’s Public Official of the Year 2010.
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City Manager's Column Archive
July 2013 - 2013-14 Budget: Relief & Stability
February 2013 - Striking a balance with Measure P
October 2012 - Local control in an interconnected world
August 2012 - Summer's end
July 2012 - Working together to shape our community's future
June 2012 - Where do we go from here?
May 2012 - Joys of community service
February 2012 - Unexpected changes in 2012
December 2011 - 2011 accomplishments
October 2011 - Summer successes
September 2011 - Working together
July 2011 - Mid-year review
June 2011 - Budget season
April 2011 - Q1 in review
March 2011 - Future development
February 2011 - Nonprofit partnerships
January 2011 - Looking ahead