Bill de Blasio Names Wife Chair of the Mayor’s Fund, Gabrielle Fialkoff Senior Adviser

Bill de Balsio and Chirlane McCray.  (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Bill de Balsio and Chirlane McCray. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Mayor Bill de Blasio today formally clarified his wife’s role in his administration, confirming previous reports indicating she would likely chair the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City.

He also named Gabrielle Fialkoff, the chair of his inauguration, as a senior adviser and director of his Office of Strategic Partnerships. Ms. Fialkoff, who worked with the mayor on Hillary Clinton’s first senate campaign, will oversee public-private partnerships for the administration, including the fund. Continue reading “Bill de Blasio Names Wife Chair of the Mayor’s Fund, Gabrielle Fialkoff Senior Adviser”