John L. Rowe, Jr.
Phone: (757) 393-8641
A native of Portsmouth, Virginia and former Deputy City Manager, Mr. Rowe has over 30 years of experience managing Virginia cities. He has previously served as manager in Suffolk, Poquoson, Clifton Forge, Emporia, and Windsor. As the new City Manager, Mr. Rowe will focus on the City's finances and economic development.
He is married to Carol Evangelo Rowe and they reside in Portsmouth.
Coffee Talk with the City Manager
Portsmouth citizens are invited to join the City Manager in an open conversation
to share ideas, ask questions and learn more about their City.
• Wednesday, February 19th, Station 9 – 1195 Hodges Ferry Road, Noon - 2 pm
• Thursday, February 27th, Station 12 – 3218 Cedar Lane, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
• Wednesday, March 12th, Station 7 – 3901 Winchester Drive, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
• Tuesday, March 18th, Station 1 – 1601 Effingham Street, Noon - 2 pm