Mike Cerone is head of the Building Department, and has been a building and fire inspector with the Village of Colonie since September 2017. Mike is certified by the State of New York as a Building Safety Inspector and Code Enforcement Official. Mike has Associate Degree’s in Fire Protection Technology and Criminal Justice. He also has a Professional Certificate in Emergency Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a member of the following organizations: International Code Council, NYS Building Officials Capital District Chapter, NYS Fire Investigators Chapter #23, International Association of Arson Investigators, National Association of Fire Investigators, Capital District Fire Investigators Association and the NYS Association of Fire Chiefs. Mike is also an Emergency Medical Technician. Mike has been a volunteer fire fighter since 1975, and a volunteer with the Village of Colonie Fire Company since 2015.