About Mark Peters
Mark Peters is the DOI Commissioner appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in January 2014. As DOI Commissioner, Mr. Peters leads an agency with oversight of more than 300,000 City employees in 45-plus City agencies and dozens of Boards and Commissions, and includes the Office of the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District, which monitors the Department of Education’s 135,000 employees; the Office of the Inspector General for the New York City Housing Authority; and the Office of Inspector General for the New York City Police Department, a unit created in 2014. Commissioner Peters is a former prosecutor at the New York State Attorney General’s Office where he served as Chief of the Public Corruption Unit and Deputy Chief of the Civil Rights Bureau. In those roles he oversaw cases against a range of companies that diverted public funds, and against public officials, including police departments that violated state and federal laws, and he prosecuted members of a political organization that diverted AIDS funding to election campaigns.