Shortly after Eric Adams won the Democratic mayoral primary with support from some of the city’s poorest communities, he received a call from an unlikely source. Jamie Dimon, one of the most recognizable titans of Wall Street, phoned the nominee to congratulate him and express interest in working together, someone familiar with the conversation told POLITICO.

A few weeks later, Adams hobnobbed with another multi-billionaire when he visited the East Midtown headquarters of Bloomberg LP to chat with its founder and the city’s 108th mayor, Mike Bloomberg, according to two people aware of the meeting.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio jokes with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams after de Blasio unvailed his affordable housing plan on May 5, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. | John Moore/Getty Images Ending de Blasio’s cold war: Corporate NYC sees hope in an […]


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