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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 Tuesday night.

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

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 Walsh takes photo with NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio.
Jan 19

Mayor Walsh honored for arts leadership

Arts and Culture
The Mayor claps onstage at the State of the City address.
Jan 19

Mayor Walsh announces new trauma response teams

Public Health Commission
Mayor Walsh with Tommy Chang, Superintendent
Jan 17

Mayor Walsh announces comprehensive education finance reform legislation

The mayor waves at the crowd during the State of the City address
Jan 17

Schools, economic equity, infrastructure and public safety prioritized in third State of the...

Mayor's Office

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.