About Jim

Jim Brewster was elected to the State Senate in 2010 to represent the 45th Senatorial District in parts of Allegheny and Westmoreland counties.

Senator Brewster serves as chairman of the Senate Law & Justice Committee and the Game and Fisheries Committee. He is Vice Chair of the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee. He also serves as a member on the Senate Banking and Insurance, Education, and the Transportation Committees.

He is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania with a degree in education.

Prior to his election to the Senate, Jim was Vice President of Operations with Mellon Bank.

Jim became a McKeesport City Councilman in 1995, and served as council president for seven years prior to being elected mayor in 2004. During his years as McKeesport mayor, Jim was credited for bringing $27 million in state, county and federal dollars to the city. He also helped develop the Palisades, McKee’s Point Marina and Greater Allegheny Passage Trail at the Waterfront.

Jim has served as a director or board member for: the Allegheny League of Municipalities; Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities; McKeesport Optimist Club; Municipal Risk Management; Allegheny County Air Quality Control; McKeesport Development Corporation; McKeesport Recreation Board; Penn State Greater Allegheny. He served on the Board of Directors at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Trust, Inc., and continues as Secretary of the Board of Port Authority of Allegheny County, Vice President of the Board of Monroeville Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Chairman of the McKeesport Housing Authority.

Jim was elected to both the McKeesport Area School District Hall of Fame and McKeesport Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009. He was also honored as “Mayor of the Year” in 2010 by the Pennsylvania Mayor’s Association, and “Friend of Youth” by the McKeesport Optimist Club for founding the “Toys for Tots” program and starting a youth basketball program at the McKeesport Salvation Army.

He is married to the former Linda Leah. They have three daughters and seven grandchildren.

Updated 2/2019

OFFICES TO SERVE YOU

DISTRICT OFFICES 

Monday through Friday • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

MONROEVILLE OFFICE
One Monroeville Center • 3824 Northern Pike, Suite 1015
Monroeville, PA 15146
Phone: 412.380.2242 • Fax: 412.380.2249

MCKEESPORT OFFICE
201 Lysle Boulevard • Suite 100
McKeesport, PA 15132
Phone: 412.664.5200 • Fax: 412.664.5202

ALLE-KISKI OFFICE
New Kensington City Hall • 301 11th Street, Suite L
New Kensington, PA 15068
Phone: 724.334.1143 • Fax: 724.334.1152

CAPITOL OFFICE

Monday through Friday • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

458 Main Capitol Building • Senate Box 203045
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: 717.787.5580 •  Fax: 717.772.3588

SATELLITE OFFICES

ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING
*Every Monday and Tuesday • 9:00 a.m. − 4:00 p.m.
136 Community Building Road • Leechburg, PA 15656

BALDWIN BOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY
*2nd Thursday of every month • 10:00 a.m. − 2:00 p.m.
5230 Wolfe Drive • Pittsburgh, PA 15236

BRENTWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
*3rd Thursday of every month • 10:00 a.m. − 2:00 p.m.
3501 Brownsville Road • Pittsburgh, PA 15227

ELIZABETH TWP. MUNICIPAL BUILDING
*2nd Tuesday of every month • 1:00 p.m. − 4:00 p.m.
522 Rock Run Road • Elizabeth, PA 15037

FORWARD TWP. MUNICIPAL BUILDING
*2nd Tuesday of every month • 9:00 a.m. − 12:00 p.m.
1000 Golden Circle • Elizabeth, PA 15037

LOWER BURRELL MUNICIPAL BUILDING
*2nd Tuesday of every month • 1:00 p.m. − 4:00 p.m.
2800 Bethel Street  • Lower Burrell, PA 15068

MONROVILLE SENIOR CENTER
2nd Thursday of Every Month • 10:00 a.m. − 2:00 p.m.
6000 Gateway Campus Blvd. • Monroeville, PA 15146

NORTH BRADDOCK MUNICIPAL BUILDING
*Every Monday • 8:00 a.m. − 3:00 p.m.
600 Anderson Street • North Braddock, PA 15104

NORTH VERSAILLES TOWNSHIP BUILDING
*Every Wednesday • 9:00 a.m. − 4:00 p.m.
1401 Greensburg Avenue • North Versailles, PA 15137

PLUM BOROUGH COMMUNITY LIBRARY
4th Thursday of Every Month • 10:00 a.m. − 2:00 p.m
445 Center-New Texas Rd. • Plum, PA 15239

TURTLE CREEK BOROUGH BUILDING
*Every Tuesday • 9:00 a.m. − 4:00 p.m.
125 Monroeville Ave. • Turtle Creek, PA 15145

TURTLE CREEK HUMAN SERVICES CENTER CORP.
*1st Thursday of every month • 1:00 p.m. − 4:00 p.m.
413 Penn Ave. • Turtle Creek, PA 15145

VANDERGRIFT MUNICIPAL BUILDING
*Every Wednesday and Thursday • 9:00 a.m. − 4:00 p.m.
109 Grant Ave. • Vandergrift, PA 15690

WEST MIFFLIN BOROUGH BUILDING
1st & 2rd Tuesday of Every Month • 10:00 a.m. − 2:00 p.m.
1020 Lebanon Rd. • West Mifflin, PA 15122