Meet County Executive Sara Innamorato

County Executive Sara Innamorato Official Photograph

Sara Innamorato was sworn in as Allegheny County Executive on January 2, 2024. Prior to winning the election for County Executive, she served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after securing an overwhelming majority and winning the election for the 21st District seat in 2018. 

Representative Sara Innamorato served as the Vice-Chair of the Allegheny County Delegation and as a member of committees for House Finance; Labor and Industry; Transportation; Health; and Housing and Community Development. Sara is a founding member of the Welcoming PA Caucus and the Pittsburgh City-wide Task Force on Employee Ownership, and served as Treasurer of the Urban Redevelopment Authority and Vice Chair of the Allegheny County Housing Authority.

As State Representative, she introduced dozens of bills, leading the effort to increase the supply of affordable housing, raise the minimum wage, secure environmental protections, compassionately address the opioid epidemic, establish the first Office of New Pennsylvanians, create a Working Families Tax Credit, and protect reproductive healthcare. In 2022, the legislature passed Sara’s Whole Home Repairs legislation which distributed $125M in critical funding to keep seniors, and those facing housing insecurity, in their homes while investing in climate resilience and local workforce development.

Sara is a lifelong resident of Allegheny County, currently residing in Upper Lawrenceville. She is a graduate of North Hills High School and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration.