WILLIAM L. COurtright

OFFICE HOURS: M – F, 8:00 to 4:30
PHONE: (570) 348-4101
FAX: (570) 348-4251


Mayor Courtright is the 30th Mayor of the City of Scranton; the largest city in Northeast Pennsylvania with a population of approximately 70,000 people and the sixth largest City in Pennsylvania. He was born and raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania and is the son of the late William Courtright and RoseAnn Courtright who survives. His father was a truck driver and his mother is a retired supermarket employee.

Mayor Courtright was educated in the Scranton Public Schools, having graduated in 1975 from West Scranton High School and was the Technical Services Manager for Trane Corporation.

Mayor Courtright has spent many years in service to the people of Scranton with six years as a City Council Member where he served as the Chairman of the Public Safety Committee; and four years as Tax Collector. He has also served on the Civil Service Commission for the City of Scranton and is a former member of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education & Training Commission (MPOETC) for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in Harrisburg, where he served for nine years. Mayor Courtright was also a tactical self defense instructor at Lackawanna College for the ACT 120 Police Officers training classes and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Municipal League.

Mayor Courtright is currently serving his second (2nd) term as Mayor of Scranton, having been elected in 2013 and recently re-elected in 2017, to an additional four (4) year term.

Mayor Courtright is married to the former Kim Mackin, also from Scranton and they have three children; William, Jr., a Lawyer; Patrick, a Physician; and Lindsey; a Teacher in the Scranton School District. They are also the proud grandparents of two grandsons, Cooper and Clark Courtright.

Mayor Courtright’s Pledge is to be transparent, fiscally responsible, honest and to represent the City of Scranton with integrity that is beyond reproach.