City Manager, Chris Murray

On June 27, 2018, Chris Murray was appointed City Manager for the City of Toronto.

Prior to joining the City of Toronto, Chris Murray was the City Manager at the City of Hamilton since January 2009. Chris was responsible for overseeing 7,800 City workers, delivering citizen-centered services to residents and businesses and moving the City’s priorities forward. During his tenure, Chris’ city-building initiatives included development of Hamilton’s waterfront, LRT, Tim Hortons Field, GO service expansion and the negotiation of the development of a downtown McMaster Medical Campus. Additionally, he established a results-based accountability framework, a citizen engagement charter and healthy neighbourhood program.


Key Initiatives

Learn about key initiatives that the City Manager's Office coordinates and provides guidance on.

City Update E-Newsletter

Read the latest City Update e-newsletter highlighting services, events and environmental initiatives at the City.

Get Involved in Your City

Participate in the many opportunities hosted by the City to make Toronto a better place for all to live, work, learn and play.

Agencies & Corporations

Learn about the missions, service overviews and budgets of the agencies and corporations who deliver City services.

Intergovernmental Affairs

Discover how the City collaborates with government partners and key stakeholders to support Council directions and advance the City's interests.

About the City Manager's Office

Learn about the City Manager's Office, which advises Council and City administration on city-wide issues, co-ordinating work and evaluating how well the City provides services.


Find out more about the numerous awards the City and its divisions has won. As well, the City Manager's Award is presented annually to City divisions that achieve high levels of excellence.

Post-Secondary Partnerships

Learn how the City is working with local colleges and universities to make Toronto the best it can be.