Francis X Suarez Net Worth, Family, Wife, Children, Career, Achievement (2022)

Francis X Suarez Net Worth

Francis X Suarez is us Mayor of Miami know all about Francis X Suarez Net Worth, Family, Wife, Children, Career, Achievement and More.

Quick Facts
Name Francis X Suarez
Category Mayor
Birthday October 6, 1977
Spouse Gloria Fonts Suarez
Education Florida International University (BS)
University of Florida (JD)
Country / Nationality United States
State / Province Florida
Party Republican

Francis Xavier Suarez is an American attorney and politician serving as the 43rd Mayor of Miami. He was elected on November 7, 2017 with 86 percent of the vote and was re-elected on November 2, 2021 with 78 percent of the vote. He is a registered Republican, but the office of the City of Miami Mayor is nonpartisan. He previously served as City of Miami Commissioner for District 4, a position he held since he was elected in a runoff election on November 17, 2009. Suarez is the son of former Miami Mayor and former Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez.

Despite the 124-year history of the Mayoralty, Suarez is the first Miami-born Mayor of Miami. Suarez is also the first Mayor since Stephen P. Clark, the 36th Mayor who left office in 1993, to not be born in Cuba.

Suarez also serves as vice-chair of the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) and is the former President of the Miami-Dade County League of Cities. In his role at the TPO, Suarez championed the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan, which was unanimously approved. The SMART Plan expands mass transit options in Miami-Dade County through six main corridors and new bus routes.

In June 2020, he was elected by American mayors to serve as the Second Vice President of the United States Conference of Mayors and in June 2021, he was elected as the First Vice President of the organization. He is set to become the president of the US Conference of Mayors for the 2022–2023 term.

Francis X Suarez Net Worth

Francis X Suarez Net Worth is $ 5 Million in 2022.

Francis X Suarez Family

The oldest of four siblings, Suarez is the son of two-time Miami mayor Xavier Suarez. His aunt, Lala, is the mother of U.S. Congressman Alex Mooney from West Virginia.

Francis X Suarez Wife

Francis X Suarez Wife, Children

Francis X Suarez Married with Gloria Fonts Suarez the couple has two children: Andrew Xavier, a son, and Gloriana Pilar, a daughter.

Francis X Suarez Career, Achievement

Miami Commission (2009–2017)

Suarez was first elected as City of Miami Commissioner for District 4 in 2009. The general election to replace Tomás Regalado was on November 3, 2009. Suarez made it to the runoff election against Manolo Reyes after he received 44.74% of the vote, while Reyes received 40.50%. The other candidates in the general election were Denis Rod who had 5.15% and Oscar Rodriguez-Fonts with 9.61%.The runoff election was on November 17, 2009. Suarez won with 51.41% of the vote. He was reelected unopposed in 2011 and 2015.

Francis X Suarez Family

Mayor of Miami (2017–Present)

As Mayor, Suarez has overseen a $400 million municipal bond initiative, sometimes called the Miami Forever Bond, to combat rising sea levels and support affordable housing.

In January 2019, he told the Miami Herald that his three major themes for governance would be quality of life, a pathway to prosperity, and resiliency. Suarez claimed that Miami benefitted from his leadership with a new online permitting system and a historically low homicide rate, among other things.

In February 2019, he wrote an article with former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon about how Miami is defending itself from the effects of climate change.

Suarez is a cryptocurrency-friendly politician, who has promoted the development of Miami as a cryptocurrency hub. In 2021, Suarez was included in Fortune magazine’s “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” list. In September 2021, he revealed that his ultimate plan for the city of Miami is to abolish taxes. Instead, he hopes to fund the city’s activities via the issuance and continued mining of a city-specific blockchain token called MiamiCoin. He also stated that Miami is looking to allow its residents to get paid in bitcoin, and to be able to pay their taxes using bitcoin.

In 2018, Suarez voted against Republican nominee and later Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis in the 2018 Florida gubernatorial election and instead voted for his Democratic opponent Andrew Gillum for which he was criticized by fellow Republicans. Suarez did not vote for the Incumbent Republican Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Suarez was re-elected in the 2021 election, receiving over 78% of the vote in the first ballot.

Resonse to COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 2, 2020, Suarez responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by announcing preparations for a potential outbreak in Miami. Though no cases had yet to reported in Miami, two cases were confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in other areas of the state of Florida.

On March 4, 2020. Suarez announced plans to cancel the upcoming Ultra Music Festival, stating that the tourists attending would greatly enhance the likelihood of Miami having cases of COVID-19. On March 6, 2020, Suarez and the Miami municipal government responded to the outbreak, which by then had resulted in even more confirmed coronavirus cases in the state of Florida, by cancelling the local Calle Ocho Festival as well. Suarez and two other city officials confirmed this during a press conference.

Suarez contracted the virus, which he confirmed during an interview with the Miami Herald on March 13. He was the second person confirmed to be infected in Miami-Dade County. He began posting daily video diaries to Instagram, showing the progression of his COVID-19 infection. In July 2020, Suarez dedicated 39 police officers to enforce a Miami-wide mask-wearing ordinance. ( Source Wikipedia and News Websites )

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