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Mayor's Office

Mayor's Office

Our mission is to provide executive leadership, as well as set priorities and goals for the City and its neighborhoods.

The City of Boston is governed by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City Council with the assistance of various departments, agencies, and commissions.

Meet the Mayor

Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Mayor Martin J. Walsh, an accomplished advocate for working people and a proud product of the City of Boston, was sworn in as the City’s 54th Mayor on January 6, 2014. Learn more about Mayor Walsh and read his blog. You can also request the Mayor for your event.


Mayor's Office
1 City Hall Square, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02201-2013
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
State of the City
Mayor Walsh delivered his 2017 State of the City address.
Read the speech

Major speeches

State of the City 2017

Learn more about the Mayor's vision to create a thriving, healthy, and innovative City for all residents and neighborhoods in Boston.

Read the STATE OF THE CITy speech

Chamber of Commerce

The Mayor delivered the speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 27. We've added context to his remarks through the annotation platform Genius.

Read the Chamber speech

Municipal Research Bureau

Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his annual address to the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. We’ve added context to his remarks with the online annotation platform Genius.

Read Mayor Walsh's speech

Latest news

Boston Public Schools icon
Feb 16

Mayor Walsh kicks off launch of Children's Savings Account at the Harvard-Kent School in...

Feb 14

$22 million in new funding for affordable housing announced

Neighborhood Development
Dr. Makeeba McCreary
Feb 10

Managing director, senior advisor of external affairs named for Boston Public Schools

A public art gallery.
Feb 10

More than $450,000 in grants awarded to 173 Boston arts groups

Arts and Culture
My Brother's Keeper Boston

My Brother's Keeper Boston

My Brother's Keeper is a national initiative that addresses persistent opportunity gaps faced by young men of color.

Meet the Mayor's team

Mayor's team


Learn about the initiative designed to inform the Mayor and city managers about the overall health of the City.