Lamar Fisher is a fourth-generation resident of Broward County. His great-grandfather signed the Articles of Incorporation for the City of Pompano Beach in 1908 and also served as Mayor of Pompano Beach in 1943. And, in May 2018, Lamar received the “Pioneer Award” from Broward’s Historic Preservation Board. His commitment to Broward County is unwavering and he loves to serve others.
Lamar began serving his community in 1982 with his involvement in Kiwanis International. He is the Founder of “K-Kids”, an organization that provides children in elementary schools worldwide an opportunity to understand the importance and value of community service. Lamar also served as Kiwanis International’s Florida District Governor in 1998-1999.
Lamar entered the public service arena in 1994 by serving on the City of Pompano Beach Planning and Zoning Board for eight years. He was successfully elected as the Pompano Beach City Commissioner for District 3 in 2002 and re-elected in 2004 and 2006. Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, in 2007 Lamar was elected Mayor-at-Large of Pompano Beach and served further re-election terms in 2010, 2013 and 2016 through November of 2018.
During Lamar’s tenure of serving the great City of Pompano Beach as Mayor-at-Large, he championed and saw through the completion of the re-development of the beach area and Old Town, making the City of Pompano Beach a true sought-after destination for not only its current residents but also for tourists. He also served Broward County for more than seven years on the Broward County Planning Council and was elected by his peers to be the Chair of the Council for two consecutive years.
Aside from a lengthy career in public service, Lamar serves as President and CEO of Fisher Auction Company, Inc., a thriving real estate brokerage and auction firm located in Pompano Beach, which is celebrating its 51st year in business. He always lends his talent as a professional Auctioneer to multiple charitable organizations raising thousands of dollars each year.
Last and most important, Lamar is a devoted husband, father and soon-to-be grandfather. Lamar and his wife Suzan have two children, Patricia Fisher McGrath and Lamar “Paul” Fisher Jr. who also serve at Fisher Auction Company as In-House Counsel and Executive Vice President of Business Development, making the business a fourth-generation family run firm.
Lamar’s roots run deep in family, supporting his church and giving back to his community and Broward County.