Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses Tom Gillen for Oswego Mayor

Oswego, NY – Tom Gillen today received the endorsement of United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in the race for Oswego Mayor.

“I am pleased to endorse Thomas Gillen for Mayor of Oswego,” said Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. “He is a leader who knows how to work with the small businesses of Oswego and will do a fantastic job as Mayor. I urge the voters of Oswego to vote for Tom Gillen on November 8th, 2011.”

Tom Gillen’s extensive business management experience includes over 30 years with technology firms such as AT&T and Apple. Since 2008, he has served on the Executive Committee of the Port of Oswego Board of Directors. In that time, numerous collaborations with Senator Gillibrand have led to the revitalization of the Port, with a 40% growth year over year in 2011.

“I’m thrilled and honored to have the endorsement of Senator Gillibrand,” said Tom Gillen. “Senator Gillibrand has always been a strong, proud advocate for economic development in Oswego and a good representative and friend to all of Central New Yorkers. I look forward to working with her office to better serve the people of Oswego.”

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