Andre Pierre, the current Democratic mayor of North Miami, Florida and an attorney, was born in Arcahaie, Haiti on March 23, 1969. After emigrating to the United States as a teenager, he attended high school in Long Island and obtained a college degree in Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology. A law graduate of the University of Miami, he settled in North Miami, where he began practicing law, became involved in civic activities and politics, resides with his wife, a high school teacher, and his two sons.
An immigration and naturalization law adjunct professor at Barry University, in 2010, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appointed Pierre as a member of the United States delegation to the International Conference of World Cities and Regions for Haiti held in Martinique, a department of France. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the United States Conference of Mayors Immigration Task Force Committee. He is also an advisor with Cayemite Enterprises on Petite Cayemite.
- "Andre Pierre, North Miami Mayor, Allegedly Involved In Island Project Linked To Biscayne Landing (VIDEO)". Huffington Post. 2012-02-26. Retrieved 25 May 2013.