About the Executive Director

Michael Paul Carey (far right) with Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray in Times Square on New Year's Eve.

Michael Paul Carey (far right) with Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray in Times Square on New Year's Eve.

Michael Paul Carey serves as the third Executive Director of the Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management. Prior to this position, Michael served as the Mayor’s Director of Scheduling and Advance for Mayor de Blasio. Michael was also the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Special Projects and Community events for Mayor de Blasio. He previously served at the White House, first in the White House Social Office for First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, then as an Aide to Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper Gore. Later, he served as an Advance Associate for President Barack Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama. Michael has also worked for Congresswoman Diana DeGette and Congressman Kendrick Meek. Michael is a graduate of The American University and a proud resident of Harlem.