Former pro football player’s new job is blocking for Michael Nutter

    Richard Negrin is the new Deputy Mayor for Administration and Coordination

    The city of Philadelphia has a new Managing Director, and he has a new title.

    Richard Negrin has been appointed Managing Director and immediately sworn in at City Hall ceremonies. He says there is much to do ahead, including continuing the job he started, revamping the Board of Revision of Taxes, which was abolished by voters in May.

    “We’re going to make sure that we fix the property data system here in Philadelphia. It’s critical to everything that we do whether it’s revenue collection or 311 or addressing or the census, it’s critical to everything that we manage and I expect to be all over that as Managing Director.”

    Negrin, a former pro football player and businessman, has been given the title of Deputy Mayor for Administration and Coordination and a salary of $180,000. That’s $15,000 less than Camille Barnett earned in that job.

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