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Procurement

The office of the Agency Chief Contracting Officer (ACCO) oversees all procurement activities of OCME.

Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) Opportunities

OCME is dedicated to promoting fairness and equity in our bidding processes. We comply with the requirements of New York City's MWBE program.

City agencies can award contracts of up to $500,000 for goods, professional services, standard services and construction directly to City-certified M/WBEs without formal competition using the M/WBE Noncompetitive Small Purchase Method. This streamlined process makes it easier for the City to do business with M/WBEs. Don't miss out! Be ready to receive and respond to these opportunities directed specifically to our City-certified M/WBE businesses by creating an account in PASSPort today.

Download the simple two-step account creation instructions

Below is a summary of the opportunities we intend to pursue. The Procurement Analyst may be contacted for additional and updated information.

Description ID Number Estimated Value Procurement Analyst

OCME #23ME016

Electrical installation, maintenance, and repair services
81623Y0307 $500,000 Vilma Johnson
vjohnson@ocme.nyc.gov

OCME #23R0079

Netapp maintenance renrewal CS - Warranty Extension
81623Y0316 Not to exceed $100,000 Michelle Jordan
mjordan@ocme.nyc.gov

OCME #22ME048

Qualtrax license updates, upgrades, and maintenance support services for three years
81622ME048 $500,000 Vilma Johnson
vjohnson@ocme.nyc.gov
81623ME001 - Re-issue 3. Elevator Maintenance & Repair Services 81623Y0299 TBD Mai Mikhaeil
mmikhaeil@ocme.nyc.gov

Doing Business with the City of New York

To do business with the City of New York, organizations need to create a vendor account in the City's Payee Information Portal (PIP) (to get paid) and also in Procurement and Sourcing Solutions Portal (PASSPort) (for all other contracting actions, including completing vendor disclosures, finding and responding to contracting opportunities, signing the contract upon contract award, and much more). The Mayor's Office of Contract Services (MOCS) developed and maintains PASSPort.

Learn more about PASSPort and contracting with NYC – visit the MOCS website:

Getting Started: An Introduction to Doing Business with the City of New York

To view contracting opportunities, visit the PASSPort Public Portal.

Note: A PASSPort account is required to respond to solicitations (RFx). Organizations looking to respond to Health and Human Services (HHS) solicitations need to have an approved HHS Prequalification Application in PASSPort.

Need Help or Have a Question?

  • For assistance with PIP, please refer to the PIP website.
  • For PASSPort learning resources, visit MOCS Learning to Use PASSPort.
  • For technical assistance when using PASSPort, submit an inquiry to the MOCS Service Desk.
  • For assistance regarding solicitations (RFx), reach out to the soliciting City Agency via the email address listed for the relevant RFx in PASSPort, or post a question via the Discussion Forum of the RFx.

Procurement News

The City of New York is rolling out new features in its PASSPort online procurement platform that will make the contracting process easier and more transparent than ever. PASSPort facilitates every step of the procurement process - from identifying vendors to contract solicitation and response evaluation, award to contract, and invoicing to payment. To maximize business opportunities, all contractors should create a vendor account in PASSPort. Please reference the Vendor Account Creation manual for step by step instructions on how to create a vendor account in PASSPort. Need help or have a question regarding PASSPort? Submit an inquiry to the MOCS Service Desk.

Contract Opportunities

None at this time.

Small Purchase Opportunities

None at this time.

Procurement Resources