The City Manager serves as the chief executive officer for the City of Greensboro and is assisted by assistant city managers.

The City Manager's Office, which is part of the Executive Department, coordinates and oversees all City departments and implements policy decisions made by the Mayor and City Council. In addition, the office leads the financial and budget management process and recommends improvements in operations and programs.

City Manager, David Parrish, leads with the philosophy and desire for the City of Greensboro to be purpose driven, data informed and people centered. He states, “Our purpose is to continue to serve our great community. The data we collect will be used to inform our recommendations. We will also use data to update City Council and our community on our progress. Critical to our success is maintaining a work environment which fosters employee commitment to the public and making a difference in the lives of our residents.”  

Council/Manager Government

The City of Greensboro has adopted the Council/Manager form of government to provide the highest degree of professional and non-political administration of public services in accordance with policies set by the elected Mayor and City Council.

Contact Info 
Phone: 336-373-2002

Administrative Offices
Melvin Municipal Office Building
300 W. Washington St.

Hours of Operation
Mondays through Fridays, 8 am to 5 pm

Mailing Address
PO Box 3136
Greensboro, NC 27402-3136


 Parrish 2019


City Manager
David Parrish 

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Assistant City Managers

LDavisLarry Davis

Trey Davis head shot for web 72 dpiTrey Davis

Kimberly J. Sowell HeadshotKim Sowell

Wilson 2019Chris Wilson



KLarrimberly Sowell