Mayor appoints Ulrich commissioner at Department of Buildings, Miranda as city sheriff


Former south Queens Councilman Eric Ulrich was appointed commissioner of the city Department of Buildings (DOB), Mayor Eric Adams announced Tuesday. The Republican served three terms representing District 32 before joining the Adams administration as a senior adviser in January.

“From day one, Mayor Adams has made ‘Get Stuff Done’ the motto of his administration, and this is the spirit I bring to the Department of Buildings,” Ulrich said. “I will be laser-focused on raising safety standards on job sites, delivering the customer service our city deserves and making our building industry the most sustainable in the nation. I look forward to working collaboratively across the agency and with all of the stakeholders to move our city forward.”

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