This report examines New York City’s standing in the global distribution of venture capital activity from 2008 through 2017 and identifies the emergence of industry clusters fueled by venture capital in New York and around the world. Our analysis is informed by data from Crunchbase
While commercial waste removal is a necessary part of managing any large city, this report by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer details how New York City’s current system poses clear safety risks to both residents and workers, while also pumping out toxic emissions into the City’s air.
Annual required report on the state of the City's economy and finances After falling at an annualized rate of 5.0 percent in the first quarter, and 31.4 percent in the second quarter, U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) roared back in the third quarter...
The presentation of the state of New York City’s economy and finances during the fiscal year 2021 shows: “in the short term, the economic outlook remains uncertain. in the longer term, the successful roll-out and deployment of coronavirus vaccines should provide a boost to the economy by mid-2021.”
Update to 2014 housing report, using estimates from the most recent New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (HVS) for 2017. We find that the disappearance of modestly-priced rental units has continued, leaving the City’s lowest-income households with fewer and fewer opt
This report from New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer seeks to provide a more
complete assessment of the impact of immigration enforcement in New York City by
analyzing data from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and immigration
This report, by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, provides a detailed examination of teacher retention in New York City and reveals how it impacts differing boroughs and school districts, including those most impacted by poverty.
The Comptroller's proposals to achieve that transformation in a way that best serves the 1.1 million public school children of New York City, based on the latest but still evolving information in the age of COVID-19.
The table represents the NYC Comptroller's Office statement of debt service, in accordance with Section 242 of the City Charter, which requires that the Comptroller submit a certified statement of debt service and a schedule of appropriations for the ensuing fiscal year for debt service.
The Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment program of the New York City Comptroller’s Office develops and implements the proxy voting and shareowner initiative programs of the five systems, including engagement with management and directors at portfolio companies.
This Report, which is prepared by the Comptroller’s Office and reviewed by the Proxy Committee of each system, serves as the annual Proxy Committee Postseason Report (“Postseason Report”) to each retirement system’s Board of Trustees.
Addressing climate change and building a more resilient city is not just a moral imperative, it is an economic necessity. This report by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer highlights the urgent need to prepare our shorefront communities against the oncoming threat of rising seas.
This report presents a review of current data related to school safety in New York City, and from that data draws a series of holistic recommendations on how to make City schools healthier and more secure.
This report aims to analyze the length of time it took to register a City contract in Fiscal Year 2017, and in particular, to take a closer look at the prevalence of contracts being registered after the start date of the contract has passed.
This report aims to analyze the length of time it took to register a City contract in Fiscal Year 2021 and 2020, with an emphasis on those contracts registered after the start date of the contract has passed.
Using administrative data from New York City property tax filings, this report provides a comprehensive measure of the vacant retail square footage, and the retail vacancy rate, for every neighborhood in New York City from 2007 to 2017 as well as average retail rent per occupied retail square foot.
The Report on the Status of Existing Capital Projects sets forth the amount of all obligations authorized for each pending capital project and the liabilities incurred for each project, by capital budget line.
A portrait of NYC's cash position in the 4th quarter of FY2020. The COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts to contain it have plunged the economy into a deep contraction and led to a sharp drop in tax revenues in NYC. At the close of 4Q20, the City’s unrestricted cash balance stood at $6.627 billion.
The seventh New York City Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). The PAFR is meant to condense and consolidate crucial financial information otherwise presented in our 500-page Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
This report gives New Yorkers a window into their local government and its budget functions. It is a user-friendly companion to the City’s 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), which offers a detailed picture of our City’s financial condition.
“It is against this backdrop that the Comptroller’s Office and A Better Balance jointly administered a survey to better understand how New Yorkers are navigating professional and personal responsibilities in COVID-19-era New York City.”
In order to ensure the City’s physical and fiscal well-being against future weather events and mounting risk
posed by climate change, this report suggests that the City make investments to protect property from the future effects of climate change.
The Comptroller’s Office is committed to maintaining a workplace that preserves fair employment practices and reflects the community in which we work and live. Described are key initiatives and accomplishments that that the agency undertook last fiscal year (2021).
Final reports present findings related to exterior door security at New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments, based on observations made throughout the five boroughs between July 10, 2018 and August 29, 2018.
The City of New York began the third quarter of FY22 (hereafter 3Q22) with $6.513 billion in cash. By the end of the quarter the City had $8.961 billion, $3.111 billion lower than during the same time last year.
At the close of 4Q18, the City’s unrestricted cash balance stood at $9.394 billion, virtually unchanged from the closing balance at the end of 4Q17. The 4Q18 average cash balance of $9.035 billion fell below the 4Q17 average by $363 million.
The City began 1Q22 with $8.469 billion in cash-on-hand, compared to $6.627 billion opening balance last year. Total receipts in the quarter rose 9.3%, while expenditures increased 10.8%. Overall, cash receipts exceeded cash expenditures by $333 million in 1Q22.
In-depth economic profiles of every New York City community district, charting the growth and composition of local businesses, commuting patterns, employment rates, commercial building stock, educational attainment, household income, and many other important variables.
On December 9, 2021, the Deputy Comptroller for Audit and Investigation by letter provided the New York City Schools Chancellor with the results of an investigation the New York City Comptroller’s Office conducted of the Department of Education’s (DOE’s) procurement of food.
The New York City Comptroller’s Office conducted of the Office of School Health’s (OSH) Management of Contract Nursing Assignments, including recommendations to identify all instances of past overbilling and overpayment and recoup any overpayments.
This investigative report by Comptroller Scott M. Stringer examines how City agencies charged with eradicating childhood lead poisoning for years missed crucial opportunities to protect children from the immense harms associated with lead exposure.
The Comptroller’s investigation, examining the City’s response to lead in the period between January 1, 2013 and October 10, 2018, includes a number of findings that demonstrate the need for increased coordination in the City’s fight against lead exposure.
As of May 31, 2022, the cash balance stands at $7.632 billion, compared to $9.996 billion at the same time last year. This difference in balances is primarily due to the timing of Federal aid receipts, as described further below.
FY22 began with $8.469 billion in cash-on-hand, compared to $6.627 billion in the beginning of FY21. However, the gap between current cash balances and prior year cash balances quickly disappeared, and FY22 cash balances have been running close to year-ago levels ever since.
This report, by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, analyzes the current landscape for infant and toddler child care in New York City and makes a series of recommendations aimed at making quality child care more affordable and accessible for families with children under three.
Released every 3 months, the Comptroller’s Quarterly Economic Update tracks New York City’s economic health and analyzes its economy in a national context. It includes information on economic indicators including growth, unemployment, average wages, business activity, and real estate transactions.
The purpose of bail is to ensure that a person who is arrested returns to court for trial. However, in practice, the impact of bail has been to detain tens of thousands of New Yorkers, presumed innocent, before trial and cost low-income families tens of millions of dollars every year.
Audit Report on the Office of Collective Bargaining (OCB) to determine whether OCB's controls over its inventory of computers and related equipment adequately monitor, safeguard and adhere to requirements governing computer-related assets
Making the Grade is an annual report that issues letter grades to City agencies based on their level of success spending with minority- and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs). The grades are based on the framework of Local Law 1 of 2013 which set M/WBE participation goals for Mayoral agencie
This Letter Report concerns the New York City (City) Comptroller’s audit of the purchasing practices of the Independent Budget Office (IBO). The audit found two areas in which the IBO’s practices did not comply with applicable Comptroller’s directives...
This audit was conducted to determine whether the three Staten Island Community Boards comply with applicable inventory procedures for office equipment as set forth in DOI’s Standards for Inventory Control and Management and are maintaining effective internal controls over equipment.
Audit of the New York City Office of Administrative Tax Appeals Compliance with Local Law 36 Regarding Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recyling, intended to make City agencies and ultimately the City as a whole, more sustainable.
Audit to determine whether NYCEM is complying with Local Law 25, intended to make City agencies and ultimately the City as a whole more accessible to foreign born residence whose primary language is not English. One in a series of audits conducted on compliance with Local Law 25.