Jeff Barton was named City Manager in October 2021, after serving as Assistant City Manager since February 2021. Prior to that he served as Deputy City Manager since March 2020 and served as the director of the city’s Budget and Research Department since July 2015.
He has a proven track record at the city as a leader who understands the city’s finances and operations, and the important balance between the city and the community and innovative solutions.
Barton’s 21 year career with the City of Phoenix started in 1999 as in internal auditor in the City Auditor Department. In the years that followed, he held a variety of roles that focused on the city’s sound financial stewardship, including multiple auditing positions, management assistant, and deputy Budget and Research Director.
He holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Morehouse College and a master of public administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
Areas of Responsibility
Jeff Barton, City Manager
Phoenix City Hall
200 W. Washington St., 12th floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003