List of New York Mets owners and executives

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The New York Mets are Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Queens, in New York City, New York. They play in the National League East division. In the team's history (1962-), the Mets have employed 12 general managers (GMs).[1] The GM controls player transactions, hiring and firing of the coaching staff, and negotiates with players and agents regarding contracts.[2] The longest-tenured GM is Frank Cashen, who held the position for 11 years (1980–1990).[1]

Table key[edit]

Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (‡ denotes induction as manager)[3]
Member of the New York Mets Hall of Fame[4]


General managers[edit]

A man wearing a suit stands on a baseball field.
Sandy Alderson, current general manager of the Mets
#[a] Name Seasons Ref
1 Weiss, GeorgeGeorge Weissठ19621966 [1]
2 Devine, BingBing Devine 1967 [1]
3 Murphy, JohnnyJohnny Murphy§ 19681969 [1]
4 Scheffing, BobBob Scheffing 19701974 [1]
5 McDonald, JoeJoe McDonald 19751979 [1]
6 Cashen, FrankFrank Cashen§ 19801991 [1]
7 Harazin, AlAl Harazin 19921993 [1]
8 McIlvaine, JoeJoe McIlvaine 19941997 [1]
9 Phillips, SteveSteve Phillips 1997 [1]
Cashen, FrankFrank Cashen (Interim) 1998 [1]
Phillips, SteveSteve Phillips 19982003 [1]
10 Duquette, JimJim Duquette 2004 [1]
11 Minaya, OmarOmar Minaya 20052010 [1]
Ricco, JohnJohn Ricco (Interim) 2010 [1]
12 Alderson, SandySandy Alderson 2010–present [1]

Other executives[edit]


  • a #: A running total of the number of Mets' GMs. Thus, any GM who has two or more separate terms is only counted once.
  • Assistant GM John Ricco served as interim GM following the dismissal of Minaya on October 4, 2010. He returned to Asst. GM on October 29, when Alderson was hired.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Executive Database". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 
  2. ^ Schwarz, Alan (December 21, 2005). "2005 General Manager Roundtable". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 
  3. ^ "Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2009-09-07. 
  4. ^ "Mets Hall of Fame". New York Mets. Retrieved 2009-09-07. 

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