Delivering Leadership and Results Jason T. Garnar was elected as Broome County’s 9th County Executive in November of 2016. He became the youngest County Executive in Broome County history after serving several terms on the Broome County Legislature. Throughout his first and second terms as Executive, Jason has worked every day to make Broome County the best it can be for its residents, focusing on fixing county finances, workforce development and fighting the opioid epidemic.
By the Numbers Unemployment Rate when Jason took office: 6.5%, NOW: 2.7% 5 consecutive tax cuts "Rainy Day" reserve fund balance when Jason took office: $240,000, NOW $40,000,000 Miles of roads paved per year in 2016 before Jason took office: 53, NOW: 83 miles 200+ new initiatives since Jason took office Broome County Crime Rate: DOWN 5% since Jason took office
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