Carollo, Joe was born in March 1955 in Cuba. Came to the United States, 1961.
Associate of Arts in General Studies, Miami Dade Community College. Bachelor in International Relations, Florida International University. Bachelor of Science in Crimnal Justice, Florida International University.
Police officer City of Miami, 1975, commissioner, 1979-1996, mayor, 1996—2001. Past chairman board directors Miami Sports and Exhibition Authority. Co-organizer Maritime Park and Port Expansion Project.
Married Mari Ledon; children: Joe Junior, Cristina, Caroline, Kelley.