County Manager

C. David Pedri, Esq.

County Manager's Bio

David is an attorney who was born and raised in Luzerne County.  After graduating from St. Joseph’s University and Law School at Temple University, he accepted a position as a Luzerne County Assistant District Attorney where he worked for 7 years and compiled 13 homicide convictions.

In May of 2013, David was appointed as Luzerne County’s first Chief County Solicitor under the new Home Rule Government where he handled all legal matters on behalf of the County. 

He was appointed County Manager by the Luzerne County Council in May, 2016 where he now oversees all day-to-day operations of Luzerne County government including the supervision of over 1,400 employees and a $300 Million Budget.

David resides in Luzerne County with his wife and family.  He’s a proud member of the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association, a graduate of Leadership Wilkes-Barre, and of the Center for Excellence in the County Leadership Program. Dave also sits on the board of the United Way of Wyoming Valley and is a member of the Local Government Advisory Committee for the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development. He volunteers his time for Valley East Little League and the Greater Hazleton Youth Soccer Association.

David believes in the efficient administration of government through customer service, financial stability, up-to-date processes and employee engagement.    

Roles and Responsibilities of the County Manager

Roles and Responsibilities

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