City Administrator Barry Stock

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Phone: (952) 882-2645

Barry has spent his entire career in the public sector, beginning as a seasonal employee when he was a teenager. Through 30 years of work experience that spanned a number of pay grades (including no pay!), Barry brings a broad perspective to local government. His specialties are in economic development, budgeting, negotiations, public speaking, and personal communication. He’s a big picture thinker who approaches each challenge with creative solutions that, when necessary, go beyond the expected.

Barry and his wife, Lorna, live in Savage and have five children- all boys – and a wild a crazy Norwich terrier named Otis. Barry’s outside interests include refereeing soccer, spending time at his cabin and working out at Lifetime Fitness.

Public Service
Barry Stock is the City Administrator for the City of Savage, a position he has held since 2002. He has been with Savage since 1997, having served as economic development director and deputy city administrator. Prior to joining the City of Savage, Barry was an assistant city administrator for the City of Shakopee, where he worked for 13 years.

Barry is a tireless community advocate and volunteer whose contributions have yielded awards from the organizations he has served. He has been president for two different chambers of commerce and the local soccer club, and co-founded Shakopee’s annual community celebration. Today, he serves as the treasurer for the Savage Chamber of Commerce and also continues to hold positions as a director on both the Dan Patch Days Inc. Board and Savage Rotary Club Board. In 2002, Barry was named the Savage Chamber’s Business Person of the Year. In 2013, he received both the Chamber of Commerce Presidents Award and the Dan Patch Days Volunteer of the Year award.

Professional Affiliations

  • ICMA (International City/County Managers Association) Credentialed Manager
  • MCMA (Minnesota City/County Managers Association)
  • Municipal Legislative Commission
  • Met Council Groundwater Advisory Committee
  • League of Minnesota Cities
  • Association for Metropolitan Municipalities
  • Savage Chamber of Commerce
  • Savage Rotary
  • SCALE (Scott County Association for Leadership and Efficiency)

BA Urban Studies, University of Minnesota
MA Urban and Regional Studies, Mankato State University.

City Administrator Barry Stock
City of Savage

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