Governor Andrew Cuomo Endorses Tom Gillen for Oswego Mayor

Oswego, NY – Tom Gillen today received the endorsement of New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in the race for Mayor of Oswego.

“Tom Gillen has the vision and management experience to lead the economic revitalization of the City of Oswego,” said Governor Cuomo. “Tom understands the need to focus on Oswego’s strengths and support its local small businesses and existing industries. He is a leader who knows we must work together and build consensus for the common good on the complex issues Oswego faces. I am pleased to endorse Tom Gillen for Mayor of Oswego.”

Tom’s three decades of business management experience with technology firms including Apple and AT&T have given him extensive management experience and a firm belief that knowledge-based industries are one of our best bets for economic growth.

“I am honored to receive the endorsement of Governor Andrew Cuomo,” said Gillen. “I look forward to a strong and productive relationship between the City of Oswego and the Governor’s office. With a steady focus and a little good-old-fashioned hard work, New York and Oswego’s best days are still ahead of us.”

Born, raised and educated in Oswego, Tom is the son of a union machinist who went on to become a teacher, successful entrepreneur and a professional advocate for small business owners. The father of three, Tom and his wife Roxanna reside in the Varick St. home his great-grandfather built. For more information, please visit