Town of
Jupiter Inlet Colony

Commission Grps 2&3

Thomas M. DiSarno
Group 2
Roads and Walkways
Born in 1959, Tom is originally from Florham Park New Jersey and moved with his family to Miramar, Florida in 1974. He graduated from Miramar High School and attended a two
year Machine Trades course at Sheriden Vocational School in Hollywood, Florida.  He served his apprenticeship with a Deerfield Beach Manufacturing Company and worked his way to Plant Manager of a 50-man facility until he opened his own FAA Repair Facility specializing in Aircraft Parts Repair and precision grinding. He sold that company in 1999. He was an active member of the Florida Thoroughbreds Owners and Breeders Association (FTBOA) from 1995 through 2000.


He moved to Jupiter Inlet Colony in 2000.  As a member of the Jupiter Inlet Beach Club, he served as House Chairman for 3 years.  He was appointed Commissioner of JIC in 2003 and is in his 4th term, running unopposed two out of three elections.


Tom is a Realtor with Golden Bear Realty in North Palm Beach and a member of the Jupiter, Tequesta, Hobe Sound Realtor’s Association.  He enjoys any opportunity to play on Florida’s beautiful golf courses and fish the beautiful blue waters off the Jupiter Inlet.  “ I am one of the fortunate ones to live in this great community” says Tom.


Jerome A. Legerton
Group 3
Building and Zoning

Commissioner Dr. Jerome A. LegertonOD, MS, MBA, FAAO Group 3 Building and Zoning Commissioner   Dr. Legerton is an accomplished author, lecturer, vision scientist and consultant to the ophthalmic industry.  He is an inventor on 47 issued US patents and more than sixty patents pending for multifocal, aberration blocking, hybrid and scleral contact lenses, refractive surgery, corneal refractive therapy, contact lenses for refractive error regulation, contact lenses for wearable displays, protective lighting, humanitarian eyewear and diagnostic devices.  He is a founder of SynergEyes, Inc. and co-inventor of Paragon CRT and NormalEyes mini-scleral lenses.  During his 26 years in the private practice of optometry he specialized in low vision and contact lenses and served as the managing partner of a seven doctor multi-specialty practice in San Diego.  He was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Optometric Association for his contribution to the field of Contact Lens and Corneal Care. 

He was named the Young Optometrist of the Year by the California Optometric Association and Optometrist of the Year by the San Diego Optometric Society.  He served as Benedict Professor, Practice Management for the University of Houston, College of Optometry and is the Practice Management Editor for Primary Care Optometry News and a Contributing Editor for Review of Optometry.  He remains active in product development of novel contact lenses, contact lens enabled wearable electronic displays, humanitarian eyewear, and devices for early detection of ocular disease. 

Dr. Legerton was elected to the City Council of the City of Lemon Grove and served as Mayor Pro Tem.  He served on the Board of the San Diego Association of Governments and a Proclamation was made by the San Diego Board of Supervisors for Jerome A Legerton Day in honor of his years of service to the people of San Diego County.
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