The Grand Marshall for the Syracuse St. Patrick??s Parade was announced Thursday morning. The honor for this year??s parade goes to Thomas Maroney, a professor of law at Syracuse University.
Maroney is a first generation Irish-American, and he graduated from St. John the Baptist Academy. He is also graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Syracuse University College of Law. He is a former Assistant State Attorney General in charge of the Syracuse office and a former U.S. attorney.
Maroney presently works as a labor arbitrator for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
The parade will be March 9 at noon in Downtown Syracuse.