David Sweeney serves as Boston’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Collector-Treasurer.
As CFO his responsibilities include: debt and investment management, financial reporting, budget development and oversight, tax administration, risk management, city-wide performance management, and the administration of enterprise-wide financial systems.
Prior to becoming the CFO for Boston, Sweeney spent nearly a decade working in government finance, and most recently managed the financial operations of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, the country’s most successful lottery. Earlier in his career, Sweeney worked for the Massachusetts House of Representatives, serving as a Budget Analyst, Budget Director, and Chief Fiscal Policy Advisor to the Speaker of the House. Sweeney developed the state budget, legislation dealing with municipal health insurance reform and economic development initiatives, among other issues.
Sweeney is a graduate of Boston College High School and Providence College, and resides in Dorchester with his wife Kaitlyn.