Our Commitment to Diversity

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

The Commissioner's Commitment Statement to Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity

The Department of Finance encourages a respectful work environment in which all employees know and understand their rights and obligations under the City’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.  We are committed to fostering a discrimination-free workplace through education and dialogue, and to developing and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects our City’s population. Understanding and appreciating one another’s differences drives stronger performance and makes the workplace a more interesting and respectful place. All personnel at every level within our Agency should strive to create a work environment of inclusion and fairness so that we can all be proud to be Department of Finance employees.

Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) Opportunities

New York City's MWBE program, enacted by the City Council and signed by the Mayor as Local Law 129 of 2005, is designed to promote government contracting opportunities for businesses owned by minorities and women. Consistent with Local Law 129 requirements and compliance administration, the Department of Finance is dedicated to promoting fairness and equity in City bidding processes. Prospective bidders wanting to do business with the Department of Finance should visit the Doing Business with NYC page.