Susan GrantErdal Donmez
City Manager
City of Coral Springs

Erdal Donmez was appointed City Manager of Coral Springs in November 2010 after serving for 10 years as Assistant/Deputy City Manager. Coral Spring is the 2007 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's most prestigious award for corporate excellence. Coral Springs is the first Florida organization to be honored as the repeat winner of the Governor's Sterling Award for quality and organizational excellence (1997 and 2003) and is also the first-ever recipient of the "Florida City of Excellence" Award from the Florida League of Cities (2004).

During his professional career, Erdal has held a number of key positions in both the private and public sectors. Prior to his tenure with the City of Coral Springs, Erdal served as the Director of Real Estate and Economic Development for the City of Miami. He also served as the Senior Consultant for the Real Estate Advisory Services Group of Arthur Andersen & Co. in Miami.

Erdal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Florida State University and completed all coursework requirements for a Master of Science in Economics from Auburn University. He obtained a Certificate of Economic Development Finance from the National Development Council in New York City. He also completed the Senior Leadership Development Program at the Center for Creative Leadership in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Erdal has served as the Acting Executive Director for the Coral Springs Community Redevelopment Agency since 2002. He is a member of ICMA (International City/County Management Association), BCCMA (Broward City/County Management Association), and ULI (Urban Land Institute). Additionally, he volunteers as the Financial Advisor to the Coral Springs Economic Development Foundation.

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