Martha Stark, the city finance commissioner, has resigned, according to a release from the mayor’s office that arrived a few minutes ago.
The statement from Michael Bloomberg reads in part:
“On behalf of the nearly 8.4 million New Yorkers, I want to thank Martha for her years of service, and I want to recognize the many reforms that Finance developed and implemented under her leadership.”
Stark has been under scrutiny for possible misconduct. Her personal life has not been spared the attention of the tabloids, in part because she reportedly hired numerous family members.
Bloomberg has not been particularly supportive of Stark, and