Office of the Mayor


Edward Skyler
Director of Communications
Edward Skyler is the Director of Communications and the Press Secretary to the Mayor. Skyler began his service to the City after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts. He worked at the Parks Department for four years, where he served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Commissioner Henry J. Stern and later as the agency's Public Information Director. In 1999, he was appointed a Deputy Press Secretary to Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani where he served as a spokesman, coordinated press conferences and coverage of the Mayor at various events such as the Millennium Celebration in Times Square. The next year, he graduated from Fordham University School of Law, which he had attended as an evening student, and left the Giuliani Administration to work in the Corporate Communications group of Bloomberg LP. In June, he joined Michael Bloomberg's successful Mayoral campaign where he served as its Press Secretary.