Washington, D.C., might not even be in the top 20 U.S. cities in population, but it’s tied for second when it comes to municipal budget.
A city’s size, as it turns out, is not always the best indicator of how big its government is. To get a better idea of which cities spend the most, the Center for Digital Government* has cobbled together a list of the top 20 cities in the country by municipal budget.
And these are the chief information officers for the top 20 cities:
- New York: Anne Roest
- San Francisco: Ken Bukowski (interim)
- Washington, D.C.: Archana Vemulapalli (CTO)
- Los Angeles: Ted Ross
- Chicago: Danielle DuMerer (interim)
- Seattle: Michael Mattmiller (CTO)
- Phoenix: Matthew Arvay
- Houston: Lisa Kent
- Philadelphia: Charles Brennan
- San Jose, Calif.: Rob Lloyd
- San Diego: Jonathan Behnke
- Austin, Texas: Steve Elkins
- Dallas: William Finch
- Detroit: Beth Niblock
- Boston: Jascha Franklin-Hodge
- San Antonio: Kevin Goodwin (interim)
- Nashville, Tenn.: Keith Durbin
- Charlotte, N.C.: Jeff Stovall
- Denver: Scott Cardenas
- Ft. Worth, Texas: Kevin Gunn (CTO)
*The Center for Digital Government is part of e.Republic, Government Technology's parent company.