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County Administrator

Daryl Delabbio, County Administrator

Daryl Delabbio came to Kent County, Michigan in September 1995 as Assistant County Administrator and has been County Administrator/ Controller since September 1998. As County Administrator/Controller, Delabbio is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of County departments, divisions, and agencies staffed with approximately 1,700 employees, and for preparing and administering a $360 million operating budget and $3.6 million capital budget. Prior to coming to Kent County, Delabbio was City Manager of Rockford, Michigan for 11 years, and held administrative positions with two other Michigan communities from 1977 to 1984. He holds a BA in political science and a Master of Management from Aquinas College, a Master of Public Administration from Wayne State University, and a Ph.D. from Western Michigan University. Delabbio is active in numerous professional and civic organizations, including the International City/County Management Association (Executive Board – Midwest Regional Vice President (2014-2017), the Michigan Local Government Management Association (President in 2001), and the Michigan Association of County Administrative Officers (President 2008-2010). He also serves on the Boards of Directors of The Right Place, Inc., Experience Grand Rapids, Grand Valley Metropolitan Council, Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc., Grand Valley State University School of Public and Non-Profit Administration Advisory Board, and the Davenport University Maine School of Business Advisory Board. Delabbio has been married to Connie since 1977, an elementary school teacher in the Rockford (Michigan) Public School System. The Delabbio’s live in Rockford and have three daughters and three sons-in-law.

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County Administrator/Controller

County Administration Building
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2206

(616) 632-7570

(616) 632-7585

Daryl J. Delabbio

Daryl J. Delabbio
County Administrator/Controller

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