Meet the City Manager and learn about the role of the City Manager's office.

City Manager: Rob Costanzo

The City Manager of the City of Surrey is appointed by and reports to City Council. The City Manager directs and manages the daily administration of the City and in this capacity, ensures the delivery of high quality services in a timely, responsible and cost effective manner.

The City Manager's duties and responsibilities include:

  • Sets the overall strategic direction for short and long term corporate goals.
  • Keeps council up to date on corporate matters.
  • Makes recommendations to City Council.
  • Ensures Council resolutions are implemented and bylaws enforced.
  • Coordinates the presentation and development of the annual budget.
  • Motivates and monitors performance to ensure that standards are met, that priorities are pursued and high quality City services are consistently delivered.

Department Structure

The City Manager leads the Senior Management Team (SMT) which provides overall corporate leadership to the organization. The SMT meets every week and is structured as follows:


City Manager's Office
13450 104 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3T 1V8

City Manager

Rob Costanzo
Phone: 604-591-4122
Fax: 604-591-4357

Contact the City Manager's Office

Executive Assistant to the City Manager

Lisa Donohoe
Phone: 604-591-4640

Executive Assistant to the City Manager

Kelly Irvine
Phone: 604-501-7555