Assistant to the City Manager Bio

Will MoratWill Morat has been with the City of Vallejo since 2013, and has managed the Economic Development Division since Fall 2018 in his role as the Assistant to the City Manager. Previously, he led key projects out of the City Manager’s Office as an analyst, and served as the Interim Housing & Community Development Manager. 

Mr. Morat’s unconventional work experience includes co-administering the first city-wide Participatory Budgeting program in the U.S., negotiating a Public-Private Partnership for a municipal fiber network, VallejoNET, and most recent, leading the City’s Mare Island Development Team.  Under this purview, he working on the revitalization and development of the Blue Rock Springs Golf Course, Mare Island development, telecommunications regulations, and negotiates license agreements to expand deployment VallejoNET. 

Originally from Sacramento, Mr. Morat holds a Bachelors from California State University Chico and a Masters of Public Administration from Syracuse University, and lives in Vallejo with his family.