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.