Independent Budget Office, NYC (IBO)


The Independent Budget Office is a publicly funded agency dedicated to enhancing understanding of New York City's budget by providing non-partisan budgetary, economic and policy analysis for elected officials and the residents of the city. IBO publishes reports and responds to requests for information and analysis related to the city budget.
The IBO director is appointed for a four year term, upon the recommendation of the Independent Budget Office Advisory Board, by a special committee comprised of a representative of the Borough Presidents, the Public Advocate, the City Comptroller and the City Council.



  110 William St., 14th Fl. New York, NY 10038    Map this

Contact Numbers

(212) 442-0632
Fax:  (212) 442-0350


Ronnie Lowenstein , Director. $203,655.
Term ends Jul 31, 2022
(212) 442-0225
Deputy Director - George Sweeting
(212) 341-6044
General Counsel - Lisa Neary
(212) 341-6041
Chief of Staff/Communications Director - Doug Turetsky
(212) 442-0629
MIS Director - Monserate Fernandez
(212) 341-6080
Director of Administration - Indera Segobind
(212) 341-6042