Bachelor of Science, Wharton School Business, University Pennsylvania, 1979.
Investment manager Pryorm Counts & Company, Inc. Campaign manager Rendell for Governor Campaign. City councilman District 4 City of Philadelphia, 1992—2006, mayor, since 2008.
Chairman Communications and Economic Development Committee, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, 2003-2007. Vice chairman License and Inspections and Appropriations Committees. Member Public Property Committee, Public Works Committee, Transportation and Public Utilities Committee, Public Safety, Ethics and Whole Committee.
Leader Democratic 52nd Ward.
Married Lisa Nutter, 1991. Children: Olivia, Christian.