Welcome, Commissioner Silver!

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Welcome, Commissioner Silver!

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Congratulations to Mitchell Silver, Mayor de Blasio’s excellent appointment for New York City Commissioner of Parks.

"Mitchell Silver is a forward-thinking planner and experienced civic leader who will continue the strong leadership of and vision for the Parks Department," wrote Jenny Gersten, Executive Director of Friends of the High Line, in an email to supporters this afternoon. "We look forward to working with the new Commissioner and his staff to maintain our parks, serve our citizens, and engage our diverse communities," she added.

Join us in welcoming Commissioner Silver, a Brooklyn native, back to New York.