Human Resources & Labor Relations

A collage of photos of City of Hartford employees and residents at the inaugural career open house

The Department of Human Resources & Labor Relations is responsible for the City of Hartford's diverse workforce and is committed to providing effective guidance and support with respect to managing employees and the hiring of new employees. 

Our objective is to support City departments with reliable and responsive human resources services and meeting goals by establishing policies and procedures in compliance with Federal and State regulation laws. It is also our responsibility to administer and implement the departmental policies.  

Human Resources provides direct service in the following areas: compensation, classification, benefits, employee relations, labor relations, training and development. 

Department Head

HR Director Marlene Fleeting

Marlene Fleeting

Marlene was born and raised In the City of Hartford and began working for the City in 2001 as a cashier in the Tax Office. She graduated from Springfield College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and received a Labor Relations certificate from Cornell University. Marlene is dedicated in continuing to serve the City of Hartford and her community.

Humans Resources Administration

Marlene Fleeting Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations 860-757-9814
Aretha Wood Executive Assistant 860-757-9801
Nellie Andrades Senior Administrative Assistant 860-757-9804
Michele Cooper Administrative Assistant 860-757-9819


Benefits Administration

Rich Pokorski Director of Benefits Administration 860-757-9862
Stacy Castiglione Benefits Coordinator 860-757-9864


Employment Services

Maiss Almethhen Human Resources Analyst 860-757-9810
Nadia De La Puente Senior Human Resources Analyst 860-757-9803
Brittany Hough Human Resources Analyst 860-757-9815
Vanessa Miller Human Resources Analyst 860-757-9818
Aaron Pryzbek Senior Human Resources Analyst 860-757-9812
Anthony Santiago Human Resources Analyst 860-757-9811


Employment Services & Technology

Pamela Ratti Assistant Director of Human Resources 860-757-9808


Labor Relations

Debra C. Carabillo Deputy Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations 860-757-9817