Commissioner Daniel Nigro was appointed Fire Commissioner in 2014.  He is the 33rd Fire Commissioner in the historyFDNY nigro fire 2 of the City.  Commissioner Nigro is only the sixth individual to hold every rank in the Department in the agency’s history. Commissioner Nigro was appointed as a Firefighter on November 29 – 1969 – rising through the ranks to the top uniformed position as Chief of Department on September 12 – 2001.  Commissioner Nigro was appointed Chief of Department when Chief Peter Ganci – Jr. was killed the previous day during the attack on the World Trade Center.  Commissioner Nigro is the son of retired FDNY Captain Daniel Nigro.  A native New Yorker – he resides in Queens.

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