John BurnettJohn Burnett’s first job was passing out flyers for a jewelry store in Queens Village after school when he was in the eighth grade. By the time he reached his sophomore year in high school, he was managing the jewelry store.
Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio began his career in public service as a junior staffer for Mayor David N. Dinkins, and then moved to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Joe LhotaJoe was born and raised in the Bronx to two hard-working parents. His father was a member of the NYPD. One grandfather was a FDNY firefighter and the other was a New York City taxi driver.
Scott StringerBorn and raised in New York City, Scott Stringer was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1992, representing Manhattan’s Upper West Side for 13 years. In 2006, Scott was elected Manhattan Borough President.