Membership of the New York City Council

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The list of New York City Council members below is current as of February 2016. There are currently 48 Democrats and 3 Republicans on the Council.

For notable past members of the Council, see Category:New York City Council members.

Council leadership[edit]

Position Name Party Borough District
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Democratic Manhattan 8
Majority Leader James Van Bramer Democratic Queens 26
Minority Leader Steven Matteo Republican Staten Island 50


District Member First elected Term limited in Party Areas included
1 Margaret Chin 2009 2021 Dem Manhattan; Lower Manhattan (SoHo, NoHo, TriBeCa, Washington Square area, South Village, Battery Park City, Wall Street area, South Street Seaport area, City Hall area, Little Italy, Chinatown, Lower East Side) [1]
2 Rosie Mendez 2005 2017 Dem Manhattan; Lower East Side (Lower East Side, East Village, Gramercy Park, Rosehill, Kips Bay; southern part of Murray Hill) [2]
3 Corey Johnson 2013 2021 Dem Manhattan; (West Village, SoHo, NoHo, Flatiron, Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen/Clinton, Murray Hill (portions)[3]
4 Daniel Garodnick 2005 2017 Dem Manhattan; East Side (Upper East Side, Central Park South, Grand Central, Tudor City, Waterside, Peter Cooper Village, Carnegie Hill, Stuyvesant Town, United Nations; part of Yorkville, Turtle Bay)[4]
5 Benjamin Kallos 2013 2021 Dem Manhattan; Upper East Side (Beekman, Sutton Place, Upper East Side, Yorkville, Roosevelt Island; part of Turtle Bay, Carnegie Hill) [5]
6 Helen Rosenthal 2013 2021 Dem Manhattan; Upper West Side (West Side 55th to 96th Streets)[6]
7 Mark D. Levine 2013 2021 Dem Manhattan; (West Harlem; Morningside Heights; Manhattan Valley; parts of the Upper West Side and Washington Heights), [7]
8 Melissa Mark-Viverito 2005 2017 Dem Manhattan; East Harlem, Manhattan Valley, Bronx, Mott Haven
9 Bill Perkins 1998/2017 2025 Dem Manhattan; Harlem, Central Harlem; parts of Morningside Heights, Upper West Side, East Harlem)[8]
10 Ydanis Rodríguez 2009 2021 Dem Manhattan; (Parts of Washington Heights, parts of Inwood)
11 Andrew Cohen 2013 2021 Dem Bronx; Kingsbridge, Riverdale, Woodlawn, Norwood, parts of Bedford Park, Wakefield and Bronx Park East
12 Andy King 2012 2021 Dem Bronx; Edenwald, Co-Op City, Wakefield, Williamsbridge, Baychester
13 James Vacca 2005 2017 Dem Bronx; Pelham Parkway North and South, Pelham Bay, Country Club, City Island, Throggs Neck, Allerton, Morris Park
14 Fernando Cabrera 2009 2021 Dem Bronx; Fordham, Kingsbridge, Morris Heights, West Bronx
15 Ritchie Torres 2013 2021 Dem Bronx; West Farms
16 Vanessa Gibson 2013 2021 Dem Bronx; West Bronx, Morrisania, South Bronx, Highbridge, Melrose
17 Rafael Salamanca 2016 2025 Dem Bronx; Mott Haven[9]
18 Annabel Palma 2003 2017 Dem Bronx; Parkchester, Soundview, Castle Hill, Classon Point, Harding Park
19 Paul Vallone 2013 2021 Dem Queens; Bayside, College Point, Auburndale, Beechhurst, Whitestone, Bay Terrace, Flushing, Douglaston, Little Neck
20 Peter Koo 2009 2021 Dem Queens; Flushing, Queensboro Hill, Mitchell Gardens, Kissena Park, Harding Heights, Auburndale, Whitestone
21 Julissa Ferreras 2009 2021 Dem Queens; Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Corona and Jackson Heights.
22 Costa Constantinides 2013 2021 Dem Queens; Astoria, Long Island City, parts of Jackson Heights, Rikers Island, Randall's Island and Wards Island
23 Barry Grodenchik 2015 2025 Dem Queens; Hollis Hills, Queens Village, Little Neck, Douglaston, Bayside, Bellerose, Floral Park, Glen Oaks, Hollis, Hollis Park Gardens, Holliswood, Fresh Meadows, Oakland Gardens
24 Rory Lancman 2013 2021 Dem Queens; Briarwood, Fresh Meadows, Hillcrest, Hillcrest Estates, Jamaica Estates, Jamaica Hills, Kew Gardens Hills, Utopia Estates, and parts of Forest Hills, Flushing, Jamaica and Rego Park
25 Daniel Dromm 2009 2021 Dem Queens; Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, LeFrak City, Corona, Rego Park, and Woodside
26 James Van Bramer 2009 2021 Dem Queens; Woodside, Sunnyside, Long Island City, Astoria, and Maspeth
27 Daneek Miller 2013 2021 Dem Queens; St. Albans, Hollis, Cambria Heights, Jamaica, Baisley Park, Addisleigh Park; parts of Queens Village, Rosedale, Springfield Gardens
28 Ruben Wills 2010 2021 Dem Queens
29 Karen Koslowitz 1991/2009 2021 Dem Queens
30 Elizabeth Crowley 2008 2021 Dem Queens; Glendale, Ozone Park, Woodhaven, Middle Village, Maspeth, Richmond Hill
31 Donovan Richards 2013 2021 Dem Queens; Parts of Arverne, Bayswater, Broad Channel, Cambria Heights, Edgemere, Far Rockaway, Howard Beach, Jamaica, John F. Kennedy International Airport, Laurelton, Rockaway Beach, Rosedale, South Ozone Park and Springfield Gardens
32 Eric Ulrich 2009 2021 Rep Queens; Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Hamilton Beach, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, Ozone Park, Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Park, South Ozone Park, South Richmond Hill and Woodhaven
33 Stephen Levin 2009 2021 Dem Brooklyn; Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Greenpoint; parts of Williamsburg.
34 Antonio Reynoso 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; East Williamsburg and Bushwick.
35 Laurie Cumbo 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; Clinton Hill, Fort Greene; parts of Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant.
36 Robert Cornegy, Jr. 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; parts of Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant.
37 Rafael Espinal 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; parts of Bushwick, Cypress Hills, East New York, Ocean Hill, and Brownsville.
38 Carlos Menchaca 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; Sunset Park, Boerum Hill, Red Hook, Windsor Terrace.
39 Brad Lander 2009 2021 Dem Brooklyn; Park Slope, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Windsor Terrace, Kensington, and Borough Park.
40 Mathieu Eugene 2007 2021 Dem Brooklyn; parts of Crown Heights and Flatbush.
41 Darlene Mealy 2005 2017 Dem Brooklyn; parts of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Ocean Hill, and East Flatbush
42 Inez Barron 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; parts of East New York, Brownsville, Canarsie and East Flatbush.
43 Vincent J. Gentile 2003 2017 Dem Brooklyn; Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst.
44 David G. Greenfield 2010 2025 Dem Brooklyn; parts of Bensonhurst, Borough Park, and Midwood
45 Jumaane Williams 2009 2021 Dem Brooklyn; parts of Crown Heights Canarsie and East Flatbush.
46 Alan Maisel 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; Bergen Beach, Canarsie, Georgetown, Flatlands, Marine Park, Mill Basin, Mill Island, Gerritsen Beach, Madison and Sheepshead Bay
47 Mark Treyger 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; parts of Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Coney Island and Brighton Beach
48 Chaim Deutsch 2013 2021 Dem Brooklyn; Midwood, Sheepshead Bay, Homecrest, and Brighton Beach
49 Deborah Rose 2009 2021 Dem Staten Island
50 Steven Matteo 2013 2021 Rep Staten Island: Arrochar, Bulls Head, Castleton Corners, Concord, Dongan Hills, Emerson Hill, Fort Wadsworth, Grant City, Graniteville, Grasmere, Island of Meadows, Meiers Corners, Midland Beach, New Dorp, Oakwood, Prall's Island, Richmondtown, South Beach, Todt Hill, Travis, Westerleigh, Willowbrook [10]
51 Joseph Borelli 2015 2025 Rep Staten Island: Arden Heights, Annadale, Bay Terrace, Tottenville, Great Kills, Richmondtown, Charleston, Rossville, New Springville, Eltingville, Woodrow, Richmond Valley, Huguenot, Prince's Bay, and Pleasant Plains[11]

City Council composition by party[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Democratic 48
  Republican 3

Members by Borough[edit]



  1. ^ "District 1 - Council Member - Democrat". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  2. ^ "District 2 Rosie Mendez". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  3. ^ "District 3". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  4. ^ "District 4 - Council Member - Democrat". 2005-11-08. Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  5. ^ "District 5 - Council Member - Democrat". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  6. ^ "District 6 - Council Member - Democrat". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  7. ^ "District 7 - Council Member - Democrat". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  8. ^ "District 9 - Council Member - Democrat". 2006-01-01. Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  9. ^ "District 17 - Rafael Salamanca - Council Member - Democrat". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  10. ^ "District 50 - Minority LeaderSteven Matteo- Republican". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  11. ^ "District 51 - Council Member - Republican". 2015-11-03. Retrieved 2016-07-31.