As Mayor , my motto is “anytime anywhere” and I will continue to hold that philosophy as your Legislator so that when it comes time to meeting with Suffolk residents … I will be there.” - Mayor Joe McDermott
Joe McDermott was the Mayor of Brightwaters. His term as Mayor was successful and effective. Joe balanced Brightwaters’ budget in a transparent manner, unified the Village in solving problems and has further demonstrated his commitment in achieving solutions by reaching out for support to all necessary parties. McDermott uses the motto of “anytime anywhere” as his leading strategy as Mayor and plans to continue doing so as Legislator.
As a result of his dedication and achievements, Joe McDermott is well known and respected in the Brightwaters community. In addition to being the Mayor of the Village of Brightwaters, Joe works as Structural Ironworker and a member of Local 361 for the past 23 years. His support for the community does not stop there. Joe is a volunteer coach for CYO Basketball and Bay Shore-Brightwaters Lacrosse. In conjunction with being a coach, Joe McDermott is also an Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 153 in Bay Shore. Joe currently resides in Brightwaters with his wife Mary, and their three children, Riley, Cynthia and Olivia.