About Bob Broom

Robert E. (Bob) Broom was elected to Aurora City Council in 2003 and served until 2015.  He has a strong background in municipal governance, having worked in city governments in three states.  After serving as City Manager of Aurora, Bob pursued a career in investment banking.  His expertise in municipal financial matters was an asset in his position on City Council.  He was a licensed Stock and Bond Broker and held a Securities Principal license.  Bob has a B.S. in Business Administration from Millikin University and an MBA from the University of Denver. 

Bob has been committed to serving his community throughout his life.  Some of his past activities include serving on many community and intergovernmental groups such as: 

Chairman, Chief Administrators Committee for Denver Regional Council of Governments

Colorado Department of Transportation Regional Transportation Commission

Denver Metropolitan Area Regional Clean Air Council

Member, Aurora Citizens Advisory Budget Committee
Member, Aurora Economic Development Council;  Aurora Police Pension Board;  Aurora Fire Pension Board; Aurora Chamber of Commerce Board
Chairman, Denver Metropolitan Waste Water Reclamation District; Colorado Water Congress Board

Member, Board of the Cherry Creek Basin Authority
President, Colorado Municipal Finance Officers Association
Treasurer, Mt Olive Lutheran Church, Aurora
Past State Chairman, Florida Municipal Finance Officers Association
Past school board member and financial secretary, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Ocala, Florida


Bob is married to Ruthie, and they have two grown daughters and a grandson

My Values 

"Let us not seek the Republican or the Democratic answer, but the right answer"

John F. Kennedy

"There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit"

Ronald Reagan


  • Economic growth
  • Balanced decision making
  • Clean air and water
  • Effective and financially efficient transportation
  • Inclusive transportation services