City Administrator

The City Administrator oversees the day-to-day operations of all City departments to ensure the goals and policy directives of the Mayor and City Council are implemented.


Group photo taken at TCC grant update media event on July 13, 2022
Jul 13, 2022

Progress Update on Community Driven Projects to improve East Oakland Neighborhoods while Avoiding Displacement

Today, the City of Oakland and multiple community partners marked the second year of implementation of the “Better Neighborhoods, Same Neighbors” (BNSN) Initiative by providing a progress update. Funded by a $28.2 million Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) grant from the California Strategic Growth Council, the Initiative brought together the City of Oakland, multiple community organizations, residents and business owners to implement five projects across four transformative elements in a five-square-mile area in deep East Oakland.

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Ed Reiskin

City Administrator

Mr. Reiskin began his city government career twenty years ago as Assistant to the City Manager here at the City of Oakland. Over the course of his impressive career, he has developed a wealth of knowledge and expertise in critical areas of local government including: public safety, transportation and infrastructure, customer service, and financial management. He is an effective leader who is leading an organization with more than 4,500 employees and a $1.6 billion annual operating budget.

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1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

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