City Manager

Gregory W. Blackburn, Assistant City Manager

Gregory W. BlackburnGregory W. Blackburn

Assistant City Manager


Office Telephone: (702) 267-2063
Office Fax: Office Fax: (702) 267-2081

Professional Biography:

Gregory W. Blackburn joined the City of Henderson as Assistant City Manager in April 2016. In this role he manages the following departments: Public Works and Parks and Recreation, Economic Development and Tourism and Community Development and Services.

Gregory previously worked for the City of North Las Vegas starting in 2009 as the Building Official/Deputy Director of Public Works and was then promoted to Director of the Community Development and Compliance Department, where he served through March 2016. In that role, he oversaw the Building Safety Division, Business License Division, Code Enforcement Division, Fire Prevention Division, Planning and Zoning Division and the Permit Application Center. From 1993 until 2009, Gregory worked for the City of Henderson, where he last served as Manager of Inspection Services. He is a graduate of Basic High School in Henderson and holds a Masters in Business Administration and Public Administration (MBA/PA) from the University of Phoenix.

Gregory has extensive experience in the construction industry and has been involved with regional and national development codes for nearly two decades. He holds 13 professional certificates from the International Code Council including Certified Building Official and has been an instructor for code related classes for more than 15 years. In addition, Gregory served as a past president of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the International Code Council.

Since 2000, Gregory has served as Chairman of the Southern Nevada Child Drowning Prevention Coalition which educates the community about ways to increase safety around residential pools and other bodies of water as a means to safeguard children against accidental drownings. In his spare time, he also enjoys outdoor activities such as biking and hiking in Southern Nevada, where he has lived for more than 50 years.