Bob Porter has lived in the city since 2016 in a
historic house designed by the well-known
Lansing architect Edwyn Bowd.
He and his wife, Jennifer, have been married
since 1986 and they raised
three children together.
He graduated from Birmingham Groves
High School in 1981.
Bob is a custom residential landscape
project manager for Great Oaks Landscape
His grandfather and father were landscapers
and Bob began working for his father during
the summer when he was just 12.
As a boy, he loved to ride around in the
truck with his dad while he plowed snow
As long as Bob still went to school, his
mother let him.
In the winter, he manages commercial
snowplowing contracts for his employer.
Bob enjoys fishing, hunting, gardening,
working on his house, watching the
and the Tigers, and having all of his
children and their partners over on
special occasions and holidays.
Before his election to city council, Bob
served on the Planning Commission.
He is excited about working hard for the
residents of the City of Perry.