Greg Solano Wiki,Biography, Net Worth

Greg Solano is a 58-years-old American Sheriff from the United States of America. his estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read his life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

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According to the wiki and biography of Greg Solano was born on November 29, 2016 in United States of America. let’s check out the Greg’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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In November 2016 Solano again made local news headlines when he donated a kidney to retired District Court Judge Michael Vigil. Solano said he had known the Judge since he was 20 years old and Judge Vigil helped him gain custody of his siblings. Greg Solano’s Mother died when Solano was 20 years old and when Solano needed an attorney to legally gain custody of his 3 siblings Judge Vigil, then an attorney represented Solano on a Pro Bono basis. Thirty years later in 2015 Solano found out his old attorney, now a retired judge needed a kidney Solano called and offered one of his. Approximately 40 people offered and tested to donate the kidney. Solano was the only match. The testing and preparation took approximately a year and in November 2016 for during the thanksgiving holiday the former sheriff donated his kidney in a double surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix Arizona. While a few said Solano may be trying to redeem himself in the public eye, Solano said his criminal conviction and the kidney donation were unrelated. “He’s a good man,” he said of Vigil a day after he’d been released from the hospital. “I did it for that reason and that reason only. Not to, like, fix my appearance with the community or anything like that.” [6]


Robert Garcia, Solano’s undersheriff was sworn in as interim County Sheriff. Garcia was subsequently elected as Sheriff by the citizens of Santa Fe County in the election of November 2, 2011 and began his first term on January 1, 2012.

On July 20, 2011, Solano pleaded guilty in District Court as part of a plea agreement to five counts of fraud for embezzling county property and selling the items for his own gain on eBay. The plea deal came eight months after Solano resigned as sheriff and admitted auctioning the items for personal profit. Solano was sentenced to 3 months in jail and $25,000 restitution as well as 5 years probation. Solano was released from jail after 6 weeks with good time. Solano successfully finished his probation in 2016.


On November 24, 2010 Democrat Solano resigned as Sheriff of Santa Fe County after admitting to selling police and county property for years, including protective body armor vests to members of the military using eBay.


On August 27, 2008 Sheriff Solano announced he would run for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico in the 2010 Primary election under the Democratic party. In January 2010 Solano dropped his bid for Lieutenant Governor citing fundraising difficulties [4].


In June 2006 Sheriff Solano handily won re-election with 64% of the vote. He was challenged by one of his deputies who ran an increasingly negative campaign which failed to garner enough support to remove Sheriff Solano from office. Sheriff Solano begins his second four-year term January 1, 2007 having no Republican opponent in the General Election. The Sheriff’s office is term limited with only two consecutive four year terms allowed.


In September 2005, Solano announced his re-election bid for the office of Sheriff in the June 2006 Democratic Primary. The Santa Fe Reporter wrote a cover story on his life called “Behind the Badge [3]” which was published May 3, 2006.


Greg Solano is also a writer with his short story “From Baghdad to Santa Fe [8]” winning second place in a local writing contest earning him the title of published author. He began work on his first fiction novel in 2005.


In 2002, Solano ran again for sheriff against a field of two other Democrats and one Republican. After winning a close primary in June, he went on to win 70% of the vote in the November general election.


Solano was a former President of the Santa Fe Police Officers Association, the City Police Union. During his presidency, the union became the first certified and recognized City of Santa Fe Union. He lost re-election as president in 1994 after Mayor Debbie Jaramillo appointed a controversial black police chief Don Grady. He was caught in between union members who wanted the chief removed and those who felt the fight for removal was racist in nature. He lost the election to the pro removal faction. He then left the police department in 1994 and first ran for sheriff in 1998, losing to then Under Sheriff Ray Sisneros by a slim margin.


Greg Solano (born November 15, 1963), a Democrat, was elected Sheriff of Santa Fe County, New Mexico in 2002, after leaving the Santa Fe City Police Department as a sergeant. Solano ran unsuccessfully for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico in the 2010 Primary election under the Democratic party. Solano served nearly eight years as sheriff before resigning 1 month before his term was to end. On November 29, 2016 Greg Solano was in the news again when he donated a kidney to Retired District Judge Michael Vigil who was suffering from kidney failure [1].

Greg Solano was born November 15, 1963 in Santa Fe, NM. Greg Solano married Antoinette Solano on May 19, 1984, they have two children and six grandchildren. Antoinette is a former employee of the State of New Mexico. Antoinette and Greg now work together in the Self Storage industry. Greg Solano is also a prolific woodworker using CNC, Wood Turning, and traditional furniture making in his art [2] .

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Real NameGreg Solano

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021)58 Years
BirthplaceSanta Fe
Date Of BirthNovember 29, 2016
HometownSanta Fe
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Greg Solano Personal Life, Spouse, Wife

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Marital StatusMarried
WifeAntoinette Mares Solano
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Greg Solano Net Worth

The Greg Solano Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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