Public Advocate for the City of New York
An independently elected public official, the Public Advocate represents the consumers of City services. He reviews and investigates complaints about City services, assesses whether agencies are responsive to the public, and recommends improvements in agency programs and complaint handling procedures; He serves as ombudsman, or go-between, for individuals who are having trouble getting the service, help or answers they need from City agencies; He monitors the effectiveness of the City's public information and education efforts.
|1 Centre St., 15th Floor North New York, NY 10007 Map this|
Jumaane D. Williams
, Public Advocate. $184,800.
Elected at special election held February 26, 2019.
Party Affiliation (D)
Chief of Staff -
(212) 669-4301 |
Director, Communications -
William Gerlich, III
(212) 669-2175 |
|First Deputy Public Advocate - Vacant|
|Deputy Chief of Staff - Vacant|
|Director, Policy & Counsel - Vacant|