Perry is a Park-Extension lifelong resident who works as Coordinator Academic Programs and Curriculum Development at the Concordia University School of Community and Public Affairs. He is President of the Board of Directors of the Park Extension Youth Organization (PEYO) and serves on the Board of Directors of CEDEC and E.R.S. Training and Development Corporation. He is a member of the Dunrae Gardens governing board. In 2013, he was awarded The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his community engagement.