The 2015 Commission released, on a rolling basis, all of the reports, documents and research used in its recommendation process.
This document contains the letter sent to all city elected officials to request comments and testimony on the recommendation process.
This document includes New York City Administrative Code § 3-601, which created the Quadrennial Advisory Commission. It also includes the each of the Commission's past reports: 1987, 1991, 1995, 1999, and 2006.
This memorandum describes and attaches compensation reviews conducted by other city, county and state jurisdictions. Included in the report are recent reviews from the City of San Diego (2015), Utah (2014), Massachusetts (2014), Montgomery County [Maryland] (2013), and the City of Atlanta (2012).
This document compiles reports and editorials on past Quadrennial Advisory Commissions, providing important points with regard to compensation of New York City elected officials and pay elsewhere.
Summary Plan Descriptions for New York City Employees’ Retirement System benefits, in which elected officials may participate.
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation data on life expectancy, 2013
Congressional Budget Office Working Paper: Comparing Benefits and Total Compensation in the Federal Government and the Private Sector
Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release: Employee Benefits in the United States – March 2015
Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release: Employer Costs for Employee Compensation – June 2015
Levels of employment/unemployment in NYC from 2005-Present
Data on Mass Layoffs in United States: 2010 Annual Totals
Mass Layoffs in New York State: 2010-2012
Yearly Changes in GDP: October 2014 Report
Yearly Changes in GDP: October 2015 Report
Mayor’s FY16 Budget Summary (pages 10-13 of particular relevancy)
Mayor's FY15 Budget Summary (pages 6, 9 and 11 of particular relevancy)