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The De Blasio Administration

 

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Ben Max)


The De Blasio Administration Takes Shape

  • First Deputy Mayor: Tony Shorris
  • Shorris' Chief of Staff: Dominic Williams
  • Director of Intergovernmental Affairs: Emma Wolfe
  • Police Commissioner: Bill Bratton
  • Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services: Lilliam Barrios-Paoli
  • Senior Health Policy Advisor and Counsel, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services: Steven Newmark
  • Budget Director: Dean Fuleihan
  • Commissioner at the Administration for Children's Services: Gladys Carrión
  • Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development: Alicia Glen
  • Chief of Staff to the mayor: Laura Santucci
  • Corporation Counsel: Zachary Carter
  • Department of Education Chancellor: Carmen Fariña
  • Chief of Staff to the Chancellor: Ursulina Ramirez
  • Commissioner of Homeless Services: Gilbert Taylor
  • Transportation Commissioner: Polly Trottenberg
  • Director of Labor Relations: Bob Linn
  • Special Adviser to the First Deputy Mayor: Stanley Brezenoff (unpaid)
  • President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation: Kyle Kimball (staying on)
  • Sanitation Commissioner: John Doherty (stayed on temporarily (through March))
  • Office of Emergency Management: Joe Bruno (staying on, at least temporarily)
  • FDNY Commissioner: Sal Cassano (stayed on temporarily (through May))
  • Commissioner of the Department of Youth and Community Development: Bill Chong
  • Mayor's Community Affairs Unit head: Marco A. Carrión
  • Director of the Office of Operations: Mindy Tarlow
  • Senior Advisor: Peter Ragone
  • Federal Legislative Affairs head: Max Sevillia
  • State Legislative Affairs head: Sherif Soliman
  • Press Secretary: Phillip Walzak
  • First Deputy Press Secretary: Marti Adams
  • Deputy Press Secretary: Maibe Ponet
  • Deputy Press Secretary: Wiley Norvell
  • Director of Operations for the Press Office: Angela Banks
  • Special Advisor to the Mayor (communications): Rebecca Kirszner Katz
  • Director of Research and Media Analysis: Mahen Gunaratna
  • Commissioner of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Dr. Mary Bassett
  • Commissioner of the Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence: Rose Pierre-Louis
  • Chief of Staff to First Lady Chirlane McCray: Rachel Noerdlinger
  • Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services: Maria Torres-Springer
  • Commissioner of Health and Hospitals Corporation: Dr. Ramanathan Raju
  • Commissioner of the Department of Citywide Administrative Services: Stacey Cumberbatch
  • Members of the Panel for Education Policy (PEP): Elzora Cleveland, Norm Fruchter, Vanessa Leung, Lori Podvesker and Robert Reffkin
  • Director of the Office of City Legislative Affairs: Jon Paul Lupo
  • Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives: Richard Buery
  • Commissioner of the Department of Investigation (confirmed by the City Council): Mark Peters
  • Chair of the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City: Chirlane McCray (First Lady of New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife)
  • Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships: Gabrielle Fialkoff
  • Nominees to the Conflicts of Interest Board (confirmed by the City Council): Richard Briffault (as chair) and Fernando Bohorquez, Jr.
  • Chair of the City Planning Commission: Carl Weisbrod
  • Chair of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA): Shola Olatoye
  • General Manager of NYCHA: Cecil House (staying on)
  • Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development: Vicki Been
  • President of the Housing Development Corporation: Gary D. Rodney
  • Counsel to the Mayor: Maya Wiley
  • Commissioner at the Department for the Aging: Donna M. Corrado
  • Commissioner for the Department of Environmental Protection: Emily Lloyd
  • Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs: Nisha Agarwal
  • President of School Construction Authority: Lorraine Grillo (staying on)
  • Commissioner of the Human Resources Administration: Steve Banks
  • Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission: Meera Joshi
  • Commissioner of the Department of Correction: Joseph Ponte
  • Commissioner of the Department of Probation: Ana Bermúdez
  • Director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice: Elizabeth Glazer
  • Senior Advisor to the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice: Vincent Schiraldi
  • President and CEO of NYC and Company: Fred Dixon
  • Commissioner of the Department of Sanitation: Kathryn Garcia
  • Commissioner of the Department of Parks and Recreation: Mitchell Silver
  • Commissioner of the Department of Records and Information Services: Pauline Toole
  • Appointments to the Rent Guidelines Board: Sarah Williams Willard as an owners' representative; Cecilia Joza and Steven Flax as public members; Sheila Garcia as a tenant representative; Harvey Epstein (re-appointed) as a tenant representative
  • Senior Advisor for Recovery, Resiliency, and Infrastructure: Bill Goldstein
  • Director of Housing Recovery Office: Amy Peterson
  • Director of new Office of Recovery and Resiliency: Daniel Zarrilli
  • Head of the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development: Katy Gaul-Stigge
  • New York City Economic Development Corporation board chairman: Michael Schlein
  • Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs: Tom Finkelpearl
  • Commissioner of the Department of Design and Construction: Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora
  • Commissioner of the Department of Finance: Jacques Jiha
  • Director of the Mayor's Office of Contract Services: Lisette Camilo
  • President and Chief Executive Officer of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation: David Ehrenberg (staying on)
  • Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment: Cynthia Lopez
  • Chair of the Rent Guidelines Board: Rachel Godsil
  • Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs: Julie Menin
  • Commissioner of the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT): Anne Roest
  • Commissioner of the Fire Department: Daniel Nigro
  • Chair of the Business Integrity Commission: Dan Brownell
  • Chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission: Meenakshi Srinivasan
  • President of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation: Regina Myer (continuing on)
  • Director of Agency Communications: Andrea Hagelgans

 

[The City's NYC.gov page for "Officials" in the "Office of the Mayor"]

 

The De Blasio Transition & Inauguration

  • Transition NYC Co-Chair: Jennifer Jones Austin
  • Transition NYC Co-Chair: Carl Weisbrod
  • Transition NYC Director: Laura Santucci
  • Transition NYC Deputy Director: Ursulina Ramirez
  • In addition to the four transition leaders above, there is a sixty-member Transition Committee
  • Inauguration Chair: Gabrielle Fialkoff
  • The Inauguration Committee & Honorary Inaugural Committee members
  • UPKNYC campaign to enact the mayor-elect's plan to tax the wealthiest earners to fund universal pre-kindergarten and middle school after school programming in New York City

 


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