City Manager Bruce D. Glasscock

Bruce D. Glasscock is the City Manager for the City of Plano, Texas (pop. 274,960) and was appointed to the position in February 2011. As Chief Administrative and Executive Officer for the City of Plano, Mr. Glasscock is responsible  for the daily operations of the City. He oversees a city containing $2.4 billion in assets, more than 2200 full time employees, 790 part time/temporary employees, a total combined budget for FY 2016/2017 of $528 million, and a General Fund budget of $296 million with a Capital Improvement Program budget of $210 million.

The City of Plano has received numerous accolades including being recognized as the “Best Place to Live in Texas,” third “Best Place to Live in America,” “Best Run City in America,” one of “10 Healthiest Cities in America” and a recipient of the 4-STAR Community Rating for Sustainability.  In addition, the City of Plano consistently receives AAA Bond Ratings.

Home to six Fortune 1000 company headquarters, Plano continues to excel in the area of economic development. Under Mr. Glasscock’s leadership, the City is an active partner in the development of the esteemed Legacy West area which is home to FedEx, JCPenney, Liberty Mutual and Toyota, among other businesses. Mr. Glasscock is also influential in the urban revitalization of Downtown Plano, recently designated by the American Planning Association as one of the “Great Places in America.”

Mr. Glasscock began his career with the City of Plano in August 1990 when he was selected as Police Chief of the Plano Police Department. In May 1998 he was appointed additional responsibilities as Deputy City Manager and held dual leadership roles through November 2001, when he transitioned to full time responsibilities as Deputy City Manager.

In 1994, during his tenure as Plano’s Police Chief, Mr. Glasscock was elected to the Board of Officers of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP); the world’s oldest and largest non-profit organization of police executives. In November 2000, he was inaugurated as the 88th President of IACP and currently serves as a Past President of the association.

Mr. Glasscock has served over 47 years in municipal government, 32 of those in executive level positions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice management from Metropolitan State College at Denver, Colorado and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Colorado at Denver.

Bruce Glasscock and his wife Memrie have two adult sons and three grandchildren.