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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.

Major speeches

Chamber of Commerce
Mayor Walsh's Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce speech in 2014

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 Walsh's Municipal Research Bureau Speech

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

State of the City 2016

State of the City

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


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.

Latest news

Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Oct 20

Mayor Walsh signs executive order on autonomous vehicles

BCYF Vine Street
Oct 14

City to increase hours at community centers

Boston Centers for Youth & Families
Group photo in front of City Hall's new exterior lights
Oct 14

Mayor Walsh unveils City Hall's exterior lights

Mayor's Office
camera picture
Oct 4

Pics in the Parks returns October 16

Parks and Recreation

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.