Mayor George E. Primeau Sr.
George Primeau was sworn in as Cohoes’ 37th Mayor on December 31, 2012 after Mayor John T. McDonald III’s election to The New York State Assembly. George has worked closely with the City of Cohoes as the Third Ward Common Council Member since 2000, where he served as president for the last five years before being elected as Mayor of his hometown.
George Primeau is a lifelong resident of Cohoes growing up in the historical downtown area. George is President of Primeau's Autobody, a family owned business in Cohoes that was established over 30 years ago with his brother Joe.
George enjoys spending quality time with his friends and family. George is married to the former Sheila Oliver, also a native of Cohoes and have three sons- Dwayne, George Jr. and Joseph. They have been blessed with 6 grandsons who all reside in the City of Cohoes.