Eric Adams, New York City mayor, and David Banks city Schools Chancellor each hired the other’s girlfriend to do six-figure-salary jobs. Adams appointed Sheena Wright as his deputy mayor shortly before he was sworn-in last December. In fiscal year 2021, deputy mayors earned $251,982. Banks reports directly to Adams. Tracey Collins was promoted to senior adviser to Adams’ deputy chancellor of schools leadership in July. This is 23 percent more than what she made as the school’s senior youth development director.
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