Procurement

The Department's Contracts & Procurement Office is responsible for procuring goods and services through micro purchases valued at up to $20,000; small purchases of up to $100,000; and formal contracts for services valued at over $100,000. See available procurement opportunities.

What We Procure

  • Office Supplies (not listed on Citywide Requirements Contract)
  • lT Services and Equipment
  • Software and Maintenance
  • Off-the-Shelf and Customized Training
  • Directional and Office Signs
  • Printing Services
  • Public information Programs and Advertising (not covered under the Citywide Requirements Contract)
  • Process Server Services
  • Elevator Inspection Services
  • Interior Construction Projects (moving non-structural walls, framing and hanging doors, wiring, ductwork, plumbing, suspended ceilings, etc.)
  • Interior Painting
  • Safety Equipment (hardhats, steel tipped boots, CO2 Detectors, etc.)
  • Recruitment Services
  • Catering Services for special events

Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE)

By creating an equitable and competitive environment, the Department of Buildings continues the City's efforts to develop, broaden and facilitate innovative practices, procedures and initiatives that foster diversity and inclusion. DOB is committed to its role in advancing procurement opportunities for NYC certified Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE).

M/WBEs that want to do business with the City government must be certified by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS). Once certified, a firm is listed in the SBS Directory which is used by all City Agencies and contractors. To qualify, businesses must be:

  • At least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a minority or woman
  • In business for at least 1 year
  • Located in New York City or have a significant tie to the City's business community

For additional information on the M/WBE Program, and to determine if your business qualifies, visit nyc.gov/getcertified. You can also obtain an application for certification by calling the Certification Hotline at (212) 513-6311 or visiting nyc.gov/sbs.

Contact Our Procurement Team

Leesel A. Wong, Agency Chief Contracting Officer
Email: lewong@buildings.nyc.gov

Carlo DiFava, Deputy Agency Chief Contracting Officer
Email: cadifava@buildings.nyc.gov

Marie Gill, Chief/Purchasing
Email: mgill@buildings.nyc.gov

General Information, (212) 393-2392
Email: purchasing@buildings.nyc.gov